Vitamin D For Muscle Efficiency

Vitamin D For Muscle Efficiency Last Tuesday's Breaking News post reported a suggested link between vitamin D status and injury free soccer play. Now another study presented at the Society of Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate, UK suggests that inadequate levels of the sunshine vitamin can adversely affect muscle efficiency and fatigue.

Vitamin D is synthesized from sunlight by the skin and to a lesser degree obtained by eating cold water fish, eggs, cheese and fortified foods. Deficiency in Vitamin D is a growing problem, and adults who don't get enough typically show signs of poor bone health and muscle fatigue. Newcastle University researchers discovered that subjects with insufficient levels of this vitamin experience longer than usual phosphocreatine recovery times.

Muscle cells need ATP for movement, and your body uses phosphocreatine as an energy source to produce more ATP. When the diets of deficient subjects were supplemented with oral vitamin D for 10 to 12 weeks, their rate of phosphocreatine recovery increased from 34.4 seconds to 27.8 seconds, significantly increasing muscle efficiency. They also reported a reduction in fatigue.

True Strength Moment: If cloudy, cold winter weather is keeping you from getting enough vitamin D through sunlight, try consuming more fish and/or supplementing with a high-potency multivitamin. It might help you stay on top of your game.
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GREG CARTER
Apr 11, 2013
I found that vitamin D MIXED WITH MY PLATINUM HYDROBUILDER MY RECOVERY IS BETTER