Physically demanding sports like Running, Cycling, Swimming, Boxing, Football, Badminton, Basketball, CrossFit, or Tennis require a high level of stamina. Endurance sports not only test the athletes cardiovascular (vo2) capabilities but also need speed, agility & strength all of which place an incredible physical demand on the body.
New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract is scientifically proven that it may
- Improve Cardiovascular Output
- Improve some indices of performance such as VO2 max
- Reduces Fatigue During Excercise
- Reduce Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress
- Improve Peripheral Bloodflow
New Zealand Blackcurrants have been shown to reduce oxidative stress, inflammation as well as enhancing the body’s natural defences against disease.
The ability to recovery and reduced fatigue quickly post-exercise means that you can do it all again the next day.
- Reduces muscle fatigue & soreness (DOMS)
- Reduces inflammation
- Boosts Immune support
- Improved blood flow
New Zealand Blackcurrants are known to support the immune system due to their impressive antioxidant and nutrient content.
- Immune system support
- Lower 'bad' cholesterol LDL
- Cardiovascular health and vascular inflammation
- Improve cardiovascular output & stoke volume
- Reduce oxidative stress
- Improve peripheral blood flow
Blackcurrants - it's not called the 'king of super-foods' for nothing. Whether you are eating them naturally, frozen, freeze-dried, powdered or in extract form, New Zealand Blackcurrants have been proven to deliver numerous health benefits.
They are one of natures most powerful antioxidants and they have been proven to support a myriad of performance, recovery and health benefits if consumed as part of a healthy diet. The key is that they contain more Anthocyanins than any other commercially available fruit or vegetable.
What is an Anthocyanin?
All brightly coloured fruit and vegetables contain antioxidants – compounds which play an important role in protecting our bodies. Many naturally purple-coloured foods contain a certain antioxidant called Anthocyanin, they're the plant pigments which give Blackcurrants and other fruit and vegetables their deep purple or blue colours.
Where do I find Anthocyanins?
Anthocyanins are found in blackberries. blueberries, red cabbage, cranberries and cherries. New Zealand Blackcurrants have been shown to have more Anthocyanins than almost any other fruit or vegetable.