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8 Foods to Optimise Muscle Growth and Recovery After Crossfit Training

Use these foods to maximise your recovery and optimise performance.


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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