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Five Ways to Excel at Endurance Sports

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Saturday, December 30, 2017, In : B12 for recovery 


1) Find your sports crew and get out the door!


In endurance sports, the buddy system works. Join one of the new urban running crews, a running tribe like November Project, or start your own group, or join a running club in the Bay Area. You don’t have to log your miles alone if you don’t want to. Many seasoned endurance athletes know solo workouts are necessary and even enjoyable, but find comradery and the push they need by mixing it up with a group or having a workout buddy, especially f...


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Track Your Athletic Stats? Don’t Forget to Optimize Your B12!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Thursday, December 21, 2017,

Are you chasing a PR (Personal Record)? You should make sure you have optimal Vitamin B12 levels! Turkey, salmon, and eggs are rich in Vitamin B12. If you eat a mainly vegan, vegetarian or plant-based diet (as more of us do), there are non-meat sources fortified with B12 like cereals, almond milk products, and soy products. To utilize the B12 found in your diet, you must also have adequate levels of intrinsic factor (we blog about the connection here).


You can also directly raise your B12 lev...


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B12 + You = Reach Your Athletic Goals

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, In : B12 for recovery 

Endurance athletes train hard and burn through essential nutrients while they strive to improve their speed, strength and that most crucial R word -- recovery.


Most endurance athletes are in it for the long haul. With all the time invested in training miles (Be it running, biking, swimming, climbing, skiing, hiking, to name some favorite endurance sports), we at Got Vitamin B12 know that you want to get out there, train (and if you do your sport competitively, race!) hard and recover; Get bet...


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