Athletic Performance Enhancement with Intravenous Vitamin TherapyLos Angeles Marathon runner? Just trying to keep in good physical condition? Either way, enhancing athletic performance is important to many of our patients at the IV Nutrient Therapy Center. Competitive athletes push their bodies to the limit, consuming large amounts of vital nutrients as a normal part of metabolism.
Metabolism converts carbohydrates, fats, and proteins found in food into energy through a complex series of chemical reactions. These reactions are catalyzed by enzymes.
Metabolic enzymes require vitamin and mineral cofactors. These include:
Why is intravenous vitamin therapy being used by so many athletes?
IV nutrient therapy helps athletes to:
Which types of IV vitamin therapy are best for enhancing athletic performance?
Strictly speaking, although we usually use the term, "IV vitamin therapy," the treatments we prescribe include not only vitamins, but also minerals and other nutrients - such as amino acids and other vitally important organic molecules. The intravenous nutrient therapies we find most helpful for athletic performance enhancement include:
The use of intravenous glutathione for this purpose is based on recent studies showing that administering IV N-acetylcysteine - which is a precursor to glutathione - both increases stamina and delays fatigue during strenuous, prolonged exercise in endurance-trained individuals. The logical conclusion is that by giving IV glutathione, we should be able to get a better and more direct result.
Reach the finish line faster!
Your first step is to call the IV Nutrient Therapy Center at 310-550-8000 or click here to schedule a consultation. We are easily accessible for most of greater Los Angeles.