the crossfit open 2019 athletes

7 Nutrition Tips to Avoid Illness Before and During The CrossFit® Open

The last thing you want when The CrossFit Open starts is to be unwell. Use these 7 tips to stay on top form and avoid illness during this important time.

4. SPINACH

When you exercise, you might not sustain any injury as such, like a cut or a wound, but the wear and tear of your muscles are also a form of injury. You need white blood cells to prevent infections, so you need vitamin A to keep the white blood cells in good shape. Spinach has vitamin A. Long story cut short, eating like Popeye will make you like him.

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Leafy greens should be an essential part of your diet

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Health Benefits of Spinach.

  • Low in fat and even lower in cholesterol
  • Spinach is high in niacin and zinc
  • Protein, fibre
  • Vitamins A, C, E and K
  • Thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese
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