Beetroot is a well-known energy booster, and many athletes enjoy this benefit of purple vegetable and make sure to use beets before important events. Scientists proved that above mentioned beets’ nitrates are also able to increase the performance of mitochondria that plays a key role in generating your cells’ energy. In addition, beetroot is believed to help your body to use more oxygen by up to 20 per cent.
Sportspersons who volunteered to take part in scientific testing on the impact of beet juice showed considerable improvement of their performance and high exhaustion resistance. But if you want to be more athletic and stronger, you should remember that the peak of your energy will be about two-three hours after consuming beetroot, so you need to time it properly.