If you're a regular reader of this blog, you likely know that DNA has an effect on athletic training and performance, injury prevention and recovery, nutrition, and general wellness. But did you know that studies have shown that genetics also have an effect on sports psychology?
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body and is essential to the health of your bones. It also plays a critical role in muscle growth and proper muscle function, the secretion of hormones, and the transmission of signals in your nervous system. Dairy products, dark green vegetables and nuts are excellent sources of calcium.
Keeping your joints healthy can help you enjoy an active lifestyle for many years. As you age, joint wear and tear is common – although this can be worsened if you engage in high-impact sports or have had a previous injury.