With early-year cold and flu season in full swing, athletes are all looking for ways to improve immunity and avoid illness. The simple answer is to train appropriately, get rest, and eat a healthy diet. However, since most people can’t cloister themselves away from humanity, it’s critical to find ways to bolster our defenses beyond common sense life habits.
As intense summer heat engulfs the nation, many athletes complain of muscle cramps. This post is a sequel to previous posts reviewing the literature in this area.