Most athletes (whether you’re pro, do Crossfit, or play soccer once a week), would always welcome increased endurance, greater speed, and faster recovery. Beet root, an antioxidant rich in nitrates, assists in the production of Nitric Oxide which helps give your body all of these things. Beetroot plays a role in widening blood vessels aka vasodilation while also aiding in nutrient delivery.
Because of Beet root’s vasodilation and lowering of blood pressure, it dates back to Roman times as a natural way to increase sexual drive and performance. It also helps boost the immune system by assisting your cells communicate and react more quickly to invaders while also keeping inflammation at bay. On top of all this, it’s also a betaine antioxidant powerhouse that aids in lowering oxidative stress and the body’s detoxification process, making beet root your kidney and liver’s best friend. Whether you’re at the gym, in the bedroom, or in the kitchen making a nutrient-dense meal, Beetroot can give you the boost your body craves.