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Vitamin D and Swimming

 

As the days get shorter and air gets cooler, more teams move themselves indoors for the fall and winter if they haven’t already done so.  Winter swimming brings muggy natatoriums, artificial light, but most importantly, the absence of sunlight.  Aside from providing illumination, sunlight is a crucial vitamin D source for swimmers and all athletes.  In recent years vitamin D has become a widely discussed topic in both sports and general health. 
 
As a coach, understanding the possibility of vitamin D deficiency is important because it shares many symptoms with training stress and possible overtraining: lethargy, poor immunity, lingering soreness, muscle weakness, among others.  To read the complete post please visit HERE at Swimming Science.  

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Great healthy support on

Great healthy support on sunshine vitamin for healthy life. Thank you for your healthy support on Vitamin D3 as sunshine vitamin.

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