Whey protein supplements will help to give you the extra protein without the fat. Increased Strength and Decreased Recovery In addition to a whey protein supplement, I recommend that everyone should be taking a multi-vitamin, plenty of vitamin C, and glutamine. Creatine Buy Email Database can also be added if you are over 18. Multi-Vitamin Weight training increases the body's need for many minerals like magnesium and selenium. The multi-vitamin ensures that I am not deficient in any major essential vitamin or mineral.
Deficiency symptoms include muscle weakness and suppression of the immune system, muscle cramping and fatigue. I always take a multi-vitamin without iron, because grown men Buy Email Database do not need additional iron. We get enough from our food. Men and postmenopausal women should never take iron supplements unless they have iron-deficiency anemia, which is only Buy Email Database diagnosed by blood tests.
The body has no way to eliminate excess iron except through blood loss. Women who menstruate are protected from iron overload, obviously. Iron is also an oxidizing agent that Buy Email Database can cause damage to the heart and arteries, and is a major risk factor in arteriosclerosis. Vitamin C Vitamin C essential to prevent free radical damage, which is accelerated after the heavy trauma of weight training. It is also essential is helping to repair connective tissue which helps decrease the amount of time you are sore. I train very heavy and extremely hard.