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June Health Tip #4: Boost Your Workout by Drinking Green Tea

Summer is rapidly approaching! That means BBQs, vacations, family and friends. Don’t let your health regime get lazy along with the long summer days. Legends Training Centre has your June Health Tips to keep you on track.

1 Have some honey: Research suggests that honey may be more effective than over-the-counter cough syrup at quelling nighttime coughing. Use a medicinal-grade variety such as manuka honey and take up to 2 teaspoonfuls at bedtime.

2 Eat broccoli: For healthy gums, put this green vegetable on your grocery list. It’s an excellent source of vitamin C and provides calcium as well, both of which have been linked to lower rates of periodontal disease.

3 Don’t miss out on calcium: Studies have found that supplementing with 500 to 1,200 milligrams of calcium daily may ease premenstrual symptoms. Other research suggests that getting calcium from foods (low-fat dairy, whole grains, cruciferous vegetables, spinach, and beans) may also ease PMS.

4 Drink green tea: Hot or iced, green tea can help rev up your workout. Its catechins, antioxidants, and caffeine help increase the metabolic generation of heat. Drink a cup about 10 minutes before exercising.

We hope you found the June edition of Health Tips informative. Remember to check back every month as we provide new health tips to help improve your mind, body and overall well being. And if you have any questions, feel free to contact us at: Legends Training Centre or 780-800-4825. Have a great June!

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