Physique Bodyware offers essential must-have nutrition for bodybuilders! You could take a multi vitamin/mineral supplement but nothing beats eating your way to a leaner more effecient muscle building machine with a little help from Mother nature.
Vitamin A- Necessary for protein synthesis, the basis for muscle building growth. Vitamin A also helps your body produce testosterone. This fat-soluble vitamin can be found in Liver, dairy products, fish, leafy green vegetables and dark fruits. UL 2,000 IU.
Vitamin C- Performs a huge amount of tasks acting as an antioxidant helping your body produce collagen, helps your body absorb iron for energy and transports oxygen. This water-soluble vitamin is found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, red peppers, spinach and assorted berries. UL 2,000 mg.
Vitamin D- Another vitamin used to help build muscle via protein synthesis. Too little vitamin D can cause muscle weakness and weaker bones. This vitamin is produced naturally in our bodies with minimum sun exposure and can also be found in fortified dairy products, cereals, salmon and sardines. UL 2,000 IU.
Vitamin E- Shown to prevent muscle damage during high intensity training, H.I.T. This powerful antioxidant reduces the formation of free radicals. This fat-soluble vitamin is found in natural grains, nuts, fruits, meats and vegetables. UL 1,000 mg.
Magnesium- Transports oxygen to muscle tissues, which promotes strength, endurance and relaxation. Magnesium also helps to metabolize carbohydrates and amino acids. You’ll find great amounts of magnesium in toasted pumpkin seeds, almonds, walnuts, Brazil nuts and whole grain brown rice. UL 350 mg. for supplements not daily intake. High protein diets may help improve absorption of magnesium.
Zinc- Required for the production of growth hormone and testosterone which promotes muscle growth and tissue repair. This muscle-building miracle mineral when combined with magnesium is associated with enhanced athletic performance. Can be found in oysters, beef and turkey. UL 40 mg.