February 21 2018
Why vitamin D is essential for runners and how you can add more to your diet.
It may be winter, but hunting down a summer staple might help combat post-run pain. Study results published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry show that L-citrulline, an amino acid found in watermelons, can relieve post-exercise soreness. Though you can purchase L-citrulline supplements online, researchers state the natural juice of a watermelon is more bioavailable to the body and therefore more effective—not to mention, more delicious.