Every athlete has suffered in some moment some injury to articulate as a result of an excess of exercise, poor training or inadequate warm up. These are annoying lesions that involve pain and inflammations causing the athlete have ceased its activity to get a proper recovery.
But what power can do in this regard? A good joint health also depends on proper nutrition, as some foods have certain properties that can help maintain it.
Water: The joints are bathed in synovial fluid, which allows to reduce the friction between the cartilage and other tissues, quilting them and lubricating them in the movement. Water intake contributes to synthesize the synovial fluid and get adequate lubrication to articulate level. It is therefore very important to take an adequate intake of water or isotonic drinks before, during and after exercise. Drink 2L of water a day is enough to meet the body’s needs.