If you’re up on supps, consider reaping more natural benefits from food. Beets are rich in nitrates, which can lower blood pressure, decrease the use of oxygen during exercise, and improve overall workout performance. The American Journal of Physiological Society completed a study where nine healthy individuals drank beetroot juice for six days. After ingesting the drink, they all had to complete moderate to intense workouts. It was seen that their workout tolerance was enhanced when the workout routines became more intense.
What You’ll Need½ cup beets1 cup strawberries½ peeled navel orange½ cup spinachTotals: 118 calories, 26g carbs