We already talked about the innumerable properties of lemon juice. Lemon juice is a cure-all for both mind and body. Within the scope of mens sana in corpore sano, lemon juice truly fulfils the role of the ideal personal trainer for those who exercise to keep their body in shape.
9 + 1 benefits of lemon juice for athletes
- Boosts the immune system
Lemon juice promotes fast absorption of vitamin C, and when consumed daily it creates an “emergency reserve” the body can use when most needed.
- Strengthens ligaments and prevents sprains
As strange as it may seem, even though lemon juice is acidic it helps eliminate excess acids from your body, such as lactic acid, which is forms due to over-exercising.
- Tones and strengthens
Lemon juice enhances your appearance by toning and brightening your skin. Lemon is your best ally for eliminating wrinkles, skin spots, impurities, as well as for strengthening hair and nails.
- It aids weight loss, while boosting energy
You can rely on lemon juice to shed a few pounds in a natural way and without sacrifices. You’ll lose weight without losing muscle tone.
Lemon juice is the best solution for detoxifying your blood and muscles. Drinking warm water with lemon juice on an empty stomach in the morning cleans your bowels and disinfects your colon. Lemon helps the liver and kidneys eliminate toxins, thereby speeding-up and reinvigorating your metabolism.
When you exercise, adding a few drops of lemon juice to your “boring” sportwater will let you reap all the benefits of the bright yellow fruit, stay fully hydrated, and get your fill of mineral salts without any additional calories.
- Vitamins and minerals
Potassium, calcium, steel, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamins C and A are just a few of the nutrients that, among other things, help your digestive system function properly.
The antiseptic, antibacterial, and germicide action of lemon juice will help you feel as strong as a lion, and effectively prevent and fight-off illnesses. In other words, with lemon juice you’ll have no excuse to skip going to the gym and training.
Lemon juice facilitates circulation by acting on the cardiovascular system and helps you “recover” faster in between sets.
9+ 1 If LIMMI is your lemon juice, it’s always on hand, ready to be used without waste or excuses. Bring it to the gym with you for a healthier workout ☺