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How to help young athletes excel ...

. . . without performance enhancing drugs                 

October 1, 2019

With school back in session, and team sports getting underway, high school and college athletes are looking for ways to perform at their very best on the playing field. Under pressure to excel, they put a huge demand on their growing bodies. And while their appetites are hearty, they may not be getting the nutrition they need from food alone to build speed, strength and endurance.

That may lead some kids to try performance enhancing drugs.  Well-known steroids researcher Dr. Charles Ysalis and sports psychologist Dr. Michael S. Bahrke, cite studies that report that 3-12% of adolescent males admit to using [anabolic steroids] at some time during their life. (And who knows how many don’t admit it.)

My goal is to help prevent the use of these drugs in young athletes (or any athletes for that matter).  So what’s the solution?

Nutritional support for enhanced focus, endurance and energy   
For anyone who wants to enhance their athletic performance using only natural products, I developed a nutraceutical called Clean Sport® SUPPORT.

The ingredients include:
•    Rhodiola Rosea, an herb that’s been shown to support physical and mental performance while reducing fatigue
•    Acetyl L-Carnitine, an amino acid that promotes natural energy production and enhanced focus
•    Vitamins D3 and K2 (MK-7), natural partners that work together to facilitate the absorption of calcium into the bones

This unique blend of nutrients works synergistically to boost focus, endurance and energy for all levels of fitness. A 16-year-old basketball player reports that since using Clean Sport® Support, he has sustained energy on the court, and he doesn't feel as winded after his mile run.  

My advice to young athletes?
•    Practice, practice, practice
•    Eat a healthy diet
•    Get plenty of sleep
•    Stay hydrated
•    Take high-quality nutritional supplements


Add preventive chiropractic care to the mix and you’ve got the formula for success.  Should an injury occur, chiropractic in addition to medical care can help speed healing.

Dr. Dan Smith, D.C.