Astavita - Astavita Sport - 60 Softgels
Physical Activity & Muscle Fatigue
You Eat Right, You Train Hard, Don't Stop There
Physical activity, in the form of sport, work or leisure can generate increased amounts of free radicals; the more intense the activity, the greater number generated. Free radicals, or reactive oxygen species (ROS), are shown to have damaging effects on the cell of the muscle by triggering peroxidation of the cell membrane components, and oxidation of DNA and proteins.
Free radical production during physical activity is a result of the generation of energy in the mitochondrial cells, often referred to as the "power stations of the cell", which provides as much as 95% of our body's pure energy (primarily by the burning of muscle glycogen and fatty acids). Unfortunately, a portion of this energy produces highly reactive and damaging ROS. The critical question is how to protect against these damaging ROS. This leads to...
The Power of AstaREAL®
The sports research community is looking at safe and natural methods, such as nutrition, to fuel and protect the body under extreme physical conditions. Published and on-going research, focuses on improving endurance and reducing recovery time. Benefits in this area are linked to the potent carotenoid - AstaReal. These findings are bringing AstaReal to the forefront as a dietary supplement for professional athletes and the physically active.
Now you don't have to pay hard because you've played hard.
AstaReal has demonstrated two important physical benefits in clinical trials and supporting studies. AstaReal has shown first, increased physical endurance and second, reduced muscle damage.
AstaREAL, the trademark of Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., is harvested from the single cell microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis, which is grown in AstaReal's patented and enclosed BioDomeTM system in Maui, Hawaii. In this system the algae is protected from environmental pollutants and temperature changes, assuring absolute purity and the highest quality.