2. You’ll have more energy
So, it should be a given that if you are able to perform better athletically after consuming this red rooted vegetable, that you would also have higher energy levels. While this is pretty much the case, it is nice to have scientific evidence to back the claim up.
Research findings published in The Telegraph fund that individuals who drink beetroot juice doubled the amount of nitrate in their blood.This increase in nitrate reduced the rate muscles used their main source of energy. Beetroot juice also helped muscles work more efficiently by lowering the oxygen uptake of those muscles. This result was found during both low-intensity and high-intensity exercise.