Over the last few weeks I have been asked a lot about Magnesium and what are the benefits to the body and muscles.
So I have scribbled a few facts down to share, so if you have trouble with D.O.M.S or sleep it may be worth a read.
Magnesium, why is it so important to the growth of the body?
The importance of magnesium is in its role of skeletal development and the maintenance of electrical impulses in the nerve and muscle membranes.
The importance of magnesium muscle wise is that it acts as a co-factor for enzymes to help require ATP, this is a energy source that the body uses to move and function.
Taking magnesium supplements for D.O.M.S has long been recommended to help ease the soreness and promote the road to muscle recovery. Magnesium aids with the regulation of neuromuscular signals, muscle contractions and the active transport of calcium and potassium across cellular membranes.
Not only will magnesium allow you to sleep like a baby through its ability to relax muscles, but it is another critical supplement to help speed up recovery. Incorporating magnesium into your diet will help you improve muscle function, maintain electrolyte balance and reduce fatigue.
Magnesium is found in a wide variety of foods, including:
All the best