antioxidant Tag

By Dr. Matt Fontaine Are vitamins necessary for athletes, particularly endurance athletes?  Research shows that endurance athletes endure significantly higher levels of oxidative stress due to the intense, long high volume of training they perform.  Supplements like Vitamin E(400-800 IU/day) and Vitamin C(500 -1000...

A recent article by Janet P. Wallace, Ph.D., FACSM, and Blair Johnson, M.S. published in the American College of Sports Medicine Certified News July-September 2010, Volume 20:3 discussed New Thoughts on What Reallly Causes Heart Disease and How Exercise Helps Beyond Traditional Factors.  They...