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We’ve talked about essential supplements quite a bit; those pills and powders that help us recover, train longer and with more intensity. But what about vitamins? You know, those things you can find at the local grocery store – no need to even set foot in a supplements store.
In this article we’ll look at the vitamins men need most. The list is dominated by things that we may have deficiencies in, or nutrients that we simply need more of because they’re so vital to our health and performance.
1. Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 helps our bodies produce red blood cells. Why are red blood cells important? They’re the cells that carry nutrients and take away waste from our organs and other cells in our body – in our case, namely our muscles.
They usher in testosterone, HGH, and other powerful hormones and nutrients to our muscles when we’re training. They also take away the glycogen and lactic acid that builds up in our muscles when we work out. B12 also gives us more energy. Although deficiencies are rare because B12 is found in meat, take 1,000 IU daily in the morning or after training. If you’re a vegan or vegetarian you NEED to add a B12 vitamin to your daily routine as our source for this powerful nutrient is animals – whether it’s their meat or dairy. Read the rest of this entry »