Food & Flexibility – The Best Nutrition for Stretching
Are you practicing stretching exercises to improve your range of motion but feeling sore, frustrated, and like you’re not making progress? If so, this video is for you.
We’ll reveal why the food you eat can make a big difference to your progress. With the proper nutritional building blocks, you can help your body to improve collagen synthesis, reduce recovery, and fight inflammation naturally.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, and a stretching student’s best friend. We’ll talk you through a list of foods packed with collagen-boosting micronutrients, as well as the foods that will help your muscles relax and recover. Let’s get started!
00:00 Food & Flexibility
03:29 How nutrition affects muscle fibers
04:41 The importance of collagen
04:59 Collagen-boosting micronutrients
05:22 Zinc-rich foods
05:29 Copper-rich foods
05:33 Sulfur-rich foods
05:45 Vitamin-C rich foods
05:47 Magnesium-rich foods
06:26 Anti-inflammatory foods
WHAT WE’LL COVER
* Collagen-friendly foods (zinc, sulfur, copper, and vitamin C)
* Foods for sore muscles
* Anti-inflammatory foods
* Are supplements worth it?
* Science of Stretching course (on demand): https://www.yogabody.com/stretching/
* Lucas’ podcast: http://www.LucasRockwoodShow.com
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