Who doesn't love them some beets? Their sweet, earthy taste and deep red and orange colors not only make a great companion to goat cheese and walnuts, but they're also great for boosting your energy during exercise!
The Journal of Applied Physiology just published a study showing that ingesting beet juice not only reduces blood pressure, but it also makes your body require less oxygen during exercise. Drink some beet juice before a hard workout and have more energy!
Check out the full article, Beetroot Juice Boosts Stamina
For those of you who complain you have no gusto to exercise, try some beet juice before hitting the gym. I know I'm going to try some before my next long run!