Myths, Benefits and Dangers of Vitamins


Alan L. Hammond
Oct 31, 2011

A few Excerpts from this article at “TennisMD”:

Aside from vitamin E and C, most other vitamins provide little ergogenic value to athletes partaking of a healthy diet. Whether due to the amount of calories they burn or for some other reason, the diet of athletes is generally deficient. As a result, many nutritionists recommend that all athletes, including tennis players, consume a low-dose daily multi-vitamin, or a post-workout carbohydrate/protein supplement during heavy training.

According to the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition report, few vitamins have been found to provide direct ergogenic (increased performance) value for tennis players, despite what may be commonly believed.

Read the whole article – HERE

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