Don’t forget your shot of extra virgin olive oil before you hit the gym! Give your body a boost of energy and support those strong muscles!
An overall balanced diet combined with healthy exercise is key to supporting good health. Olive oil may support this goal by promoting a healthy inflammation response to exercise. The miracle of olive oil amazingly contains powerful anti-oxidants that promote healthy cells internally and externally.
An interesting read from Sports Dietitians Australia talks about the essential healthy fats and why they are good for us.
Recent research shows a growing range of health benefits relevant to athletes. These include positive effects on:
- Inflammation and injury
- Bone health
- Metabolic health
- Cardiovascular (heart) heath
- Weight management
- Blood glucose control