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BENEFITS:

Whey is available in the following delicious flavors: Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla, and Unflavored.

Protein supplementation is absolutely essential for any hard-training athlete to maintain, repair, and grow lean muscle mass. Hammer Whey, ideal for supporting your immune system, and enhancing recovery between workouts and races, helps you obtain the full amount of protein you need daily.

Whey is the most easily assimilated of all proteins and is packed with a tremendous amount of naturally occurring branched chain amino acids. Hammer Whey also contains high amounts of other recovery-specific amino acids and is glutamine-fortified for immune system support. Hammer Whey is 100% whey protein isolate, so you get more actual protein per serving and less lactose and fat than obtained through the commonly found concentrate form.

Serious endurance athletes have protein requirements far above the normal adult RDA, so make sure you always have Hammer Whey on hand.

Extra Benefits:
Contains only 100% undenatured (non-heated) whey isolate, which is virtually lactose & fat free but rich in immune-enhancing beta-lactalbumins and alpha-lactalbumins. Gram per gram we believe you won't find a higher quality protein at a better value, especially when you compare the whey protein isolate in Hammer Whey to cheaper whey concentrates, most of which contain only 70-85% actual protein and higher amounts of fat and lactose.

■ Vita-Squares provide optimal cellular nutrition that supports children’s physical and mental growth and development and emotional well-being. The formulation specifically addresses the nutritional needs of children.

■ The most complete children’s supplement available, Vita-Squares contain vitamins, minerals, lipids, sterols, and other whole-food-based nutrients that are deficient in many diets but that are essential for good health.

■ Contains Tre-en-en® Grain Concentrates. An exclusive formulation from whole wheat germ, rice bran, and soybeans supplies lipids and sterols that are often processed out of the foods that make up children’s dietary staples.

■ Broad-spectrum antioxidant protection from the entire vitamin E family of natural-source mixed tocopherols and tocotrienols, not just the most common member (alpha- tocopherol).

■ 100% natural sweeteners and flavorings. Sweetened with fruit juice concentrates (oranges, apples, and grapes) and fructose, and flavored with berry essences. Contains no sucrose. Tastes great!

■ Optimal mineral supplementation. Zinc and chromium have been added. (Zinc has been shown to strengthen the immune system, and chromium helps regulate blood sugar levels.) Contains copper and iron, minerals that play key roles in immunity, blood building, growth, and other body functions. It also features iodine, shown to aid metabolic regulation, and manganese, critical for a healthy nervous system and normal metabolis

It’s almost impossible for the active youth or adult athlete / runner to consume enough nutrients to stay healthy. I personally stay away from most vitamins, proteins and minerals found in stores. Most of these are non organic and use synthetic compounds as fillers, or are highly dilutive.

Over the years I have experimented with so many different types of supplements to support my athleticism, and have narrowed it down to what I feel are superior to most other ones on the market.

Click on each title link  for pricing. If you need additional advice before ordering, please call, text or email me.

Ordering Instructions: Call, text, email or order on training days, (after practice is over).


The following nutritional supplements are the basic supplemental requirements I recommend for all youth and adult runners.

​For advance youth and adults runners please see me for my recommendations.

Recoverite and whole foods serve to refuel and refresh the body during the critical two-hour "window of opportunity" after exercise. Thus, a reasonable amount of your post-exercise calories can and should be consumed from whole foods. That's why it's ideal to sit down to a healthy meal containing both carbohydrates and protein no more than two hours after the conclusion of your exercise. If this is not possible, additional servings of Recoverite can and should be taken at a rate of one to two servings per hour until you are able to eat a complete meal. 

It provides exactly what your body needs to reap the most from your activity—a 3:1 ratio of complex carbohydrates to premium whey protein isolate, critical amino acids, and a full spectrum of electrolytes.


Why Vitamin C?



■   As an essential nutrient, vitamin C is required for overall vitality and plays important roles in maintaining the health of connective tissue, blood vessels, immune system cells, eyes, gums, teeth, bones, and other tissues and organs.*

■  As a potent water-soluble antioxidant, vitamin C helps protect body fluids and the watery portions of cells from free-radical damage.

■  Vitamin C helps maintain cellular integrity, cardiovascular health, and supports healthy aging.* 


■  High-potency, high-purity vitamin C and vitamin C-related factors from oranges, lemons, and grapefruit enhance bioavailability. All-C and also contain rose hips and acerola cherries — nature’s richest vitamin C sources!

■  NeoLife’s exclusive Neo-Plex Concentrate provides virtually everything from whole oranges except the water: juice factors (vitamin C, bioflavonoids, etc.) and rind and pulp factors (including flavedo, mesocarp, endocarp, and protopectins).

■ Other whole-food bioflavonoids assure broad- spectrum protection—rutin from buckwheat, hesperidin from grapefruit, and bioflavonoid complex from lemons.


 

Vitamin C, the body’s main water-soluble antioxidant, strengthens immunity, aids wound healing, and supports overall good health. Besides its own powerful antioxidant role, it is an integral part of the body’s antioxidant “defense team” and helps “recharge” the body’s main fat-soluble antioxidant, vitamin E. Vitamin C is needed to make collagen, the cellular “cement” that provides structure to skin, bones, blood vessels, and other tissues. Diets rich in vitamin C are linked to increased longevity and promotes cellular health, cardiovascular, and eye health. As vitamin C is water- soluble, it can’t be stored in the body for long—it must be replenished daily. As important as this “protector” nutrient is, more than half of us do not consume the Recommended Dietary Allowance each day. NeoLife provides two excellent choices to address this “gap”: Threshold Controlled Super C for sustained release over six hours or more, and delicious All-C for a chewable option. Our products feature high- potency, high-purity vitamin C plus vitamin C-related factors from whole citrus fruits. All NeoLife vitamin C products include our exclusive Neo-Plex Concentrate—virtually everything from whole oranges but the water—for better absorption and utilization. 

 

 

RECOVERITE




DESCRIPTION:
 Fully Charged contains an impressive blend of nutrients that supply a plethora of true performance-enhancing benefits. The search for a truly beneficial pre-exercise formula is over! No other pre-exercise product provides the wide-ranging benefits that Fully Charged does, without subjecting you to the unpleasant, overly wired effect associated with other products. If you're ready to be mentally and physically prepped to take your workouts and races to another level, you're ready for Fully Charged.

Taurine - A sulfur-containing amino acid that is found throughout the body, but especially in muscle and nerve tissue, taurine assists in regulating heartbeat and muscle contractions, and levels of neurotransmitters in the brain. It is essential for the proper functioning of the electrolytic minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium, helping to protect against muscle cramping. Among its many benefits, taurine is suggested to increase concentration and mental alertness, and it possesses antioxidant properties. Perhaps most important to athletes, taurine supplementation is correlated with increases in VO2 max and time to exhaustion. Along with carnosine, taurine helps reduce lactic acid buildup and assists in maintaining optimal blood pH.

Beta-alanine - This amino acid increases muscle concentrations of the dipeptide carnosine, which helps alleviate fatigue by acting as a buffer against increased acidity.

L-Carnitine Fumarate - L-carnitine is an amino acid that primarily functions as a transporter of fatty acids into the mitochondria for conversion to energy. Fumaric acid (fumarate) is a Krebs Cycle Intermediate and plays a vital role in energy production.

Spectra™ - A proprietary blend of 29 vegetable, fruit, and herbal ingredients, Spectra™ has been shown a crossover, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to increase nitric oxide (NO) levels by 64%. Increasing NO levels result in increased blood flow to muscles, enhancing delivery of nutrients and oxygen to working muscles, thus supporting increases in endurance and strength. That same study showed that Spectra™ also provides powerful antioxidant support, reducing free radical production.

Green Tea Extract (standardized to 50% polyphenols) - A natural source of caffeine, green tea also contains polyphenols such as catechins - including an especially important one known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) - which provide antioxidant and cardiovascular health support.

elevATP™ - A proprietary, clinically-researched blend of plant-derived trace minerals and polyphenol-rich apple extracts, elevATP™ works with the body's natural energy-producing mechanisms to stimulate production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of the body.

Beet Juice Powder - A rich source of nitrates, which help boost nitric oxide (NO) levels.

Tyrosine - This amino acid is the precursor for several important neurotransmitters that are involved in alleviating stress and fatigue, while helping to increase mental alertness.

Tart Cherry Extract (standardized to 6.5% anthocyanins) - Cherries contain naturally occurring compounds (anthocyanins) that research has shown helps block pro-inflammatory COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes. This helps maintain normal muscle function during exercise, while alleviating muscle aches and promoting rapid muscle recovery after exercise.