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Sports Supplements

Every athlete wants to perform his or her best during sports activities. The body requires an array of nutrients during exercise. Many athletes rely on sports supplements to help them stay energetic during workouts. Many sports supplements are available to meet the needs of athletes. These supplements come in a variety of selections for you to choose from. Some of these products may increase the amount of nutrients and chemicals available to the body during exercise. Many factors actually go into an athletics performance including diet, sleep, and the training program. Sometimes a sports supplement can also be used. One example is a protein supplement. Protein is a nutrient needed for the growth and repair of muscles. Another example is creatine. Creatine is a natural chemical that the body uses to supply energy to the muscles. Creatine is made by the body in the liver, pancreas and kidneys. It can also be found in foods such as meat and fish.

Sports Supplements for Every Athlete

Walgreens has a wide selection of sports supplements. These may help support your body during sports activities. All of the most popular types of sports supplements for men and women can be found at Walgreens. These include protein powders and creatine supplements. There are also products that blend many ingredients. Some scientists believe these may benefit the body when used before and during exercise. Not all sports supplements are ideal for every person. Some are known to cause side effects. People who are allergic or sensitive to the products may not tolerate some or all of these products. Weight gain, muscle cramps and problems like diarrhea are more common side effects of creatine. Drinking enough water is very important when using creatine. If you have kidney disease or diabetes you should not take creatine. In addition, creatine is not safe to combine with certain drugs that can cause kidney side effects. It is also not recommended to take with caffeine. Before using any supplement check with your pharmacist or doctor to make sure that they are safe for your use.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This article is only for your information. It is not advice about your health care. You should read the product labels carefully. It is important for you to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any supplement. If you are taking medications, including over-the-counter medications, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist. If you are taking other supplements, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist. If you have a medical condition or health problem, or if you are pregnant or nursing, you should speak to your doctor. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience any reactions or side effects.

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