Pre Workout Salad

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LOF Pre Workout Power Salad

beet salad recipe

 This pre workout salad is the perfect combination of nutrient rich veggies, protein dense meat and a addition of carb and protein balanced chick peas to give you the little boost you’ll need to destroy your workout.

Benefits Include:

Vaso Dilation aka increased blood flow and nutrient delivery

 

Ingredients…

Spinach

Beets

Celery

Chick peas

Turkey/Chicken/Steak/Fish

Method…

Mix all ingredients into a bowl with your favorite dressing on top and boom you are good to go.

References
1. Webb AJ, Patel N, Loukogeorgakis S, et al. Acute blood pressure lowering, vasoprotective, and antiplatelet properties of dietary nitrate via bioconversion to nitrite. Hypertension. 2008;51(3):784-790.

2. Bailey SJ, Winyard P, Vanhatalo A, et al. Dietary nitrate supplementation reduces the O2 cost of low-intensity exercise and enhances tolerance to high-intensity exercise in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2009;107:1144-1155.

3. Vanhatalo A, Bailey SJ, Blackwell JR, et al. Acute and chronic effects of dietary nitrate supplementation on blood pressure and the physiological responses to moderate-intensity and incremental exercise. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010;299(4):R1121-R1131.

4. Larsen FJ, Weitzberg E, Lundberg JO, Ekblom B. Effects of dietary nitrate on oxygen cost during exercise. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2007;191(1):59-66.

 

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