T     Articles by natural health author Tony Isaacs    

Home Article Directory Healthy Recipes Natural Remedies  The TBYIL Supplement & Health Catalog Beating/Avoiding Cancer Pets/Animals  Humor Diets/Weight Loss Natural Living Anti-Aging/Longevity Inspiration Contact Us



How a New Workout Breakthrough, Herbal Supplements and Optimal Nutrition Can Double Athletic Performance

by Tony Isaacs

(The Best Years in Life) Athletes are always looking for an edge to boost their performance beyond their competition. Some have looked to new training techniques, while others have succumbed to temptation and resorted to illegal steroids and other performance enhancers. Now, it appears that a combination of new technology, proven natural plant extracts and optimal nutrition may outperform the banned substances and do so legally and safely.

Body Core Cooling Outperforms Steroids

Researchers at Stanford University found that temperature is a primary limiting factor for performance because the longer muscle temperature is elevated, the more muscle energy shuts down to prevent cellular destruction from prolonged over-heating. The researchers found that this shutdown could be safely overcome by periodically cooling down body core temperature. The Stanford team developed a device known as the Core Cooling Glove which lowered body temperature and essentially reset the muscles’ state of fatigue, thus enabling longer and more vigorous workouts which led to astounding athletic performance increases.

According to the researchers, use of the glove increases performance even more than steroids. In one early example, researchers had a confessed "gym rat" team member use the glove every other round while doing rounds of pull-ups. In the next six weeks, he went from doing 180 total pull-ups to over 620 - an unprecedented physical performance improvement.

Pineapple Extract Enables up to Eight Times Faster Healing

Bromelain is a general name for a family of proteolytic enzymes obtained from the pineapple plant, especially the pineapple stem. For athletes, bromelain reduces swelling and pain and greatly increases healing and recovery time.

In one study, 74 boxers with bruises on the face and hematomas of the orbits, lips, ears, chest and arms were given bromelain four times a day for 4 days or until all signs of bruising had disappeared. A control group of 72 boxers were given a placebo. In 58 of the boxers taking bromelain, all signs of bruising cleared completely in four days, with the remaining 16 requiring 8-10 days for complete clearance. In the control group, only 10 had complete clearance within four days, with the remainder requiring up to fourteen days for resolution.


The Russian Olympic Team's Secret Herbal Weapon

The herbal plant suma (Pfaffia paniculata) is used in herbal medicine throughout the world and is considered a tonic and an adaptogen. It has been called "the Russian secret," since it has been taken by Russian olympic athletes for many years due to its ability to increase muscle-building and endurance without the side effects of illegal steroids. These benefits evidently due to an anabolic-type phytochemical called beta-ecdysterone and three other novel ecdysteroid glycosides present in high amounts in suma.

Suma root contains 19 different amino acids, several electrolytes, iron, magnesium, zinc, trace minerals, vitamins A, B1, B2, E, K, and pantothenic acid. It acts as an oxygenator at the cellular level, likely due to its high germanium content. Its high iron content may account for its traditional use for anemia. In addition, novel phytochemicals including saponins, pfaffic acids, glycosides, and nortriterpenes are contained in the root.

Optimal Performance Needs Optimal Nutrition

Most are unaware of just how wide a variety of nutrients the body is designed to utilize as well as the optimal amounts needed for optimal health and performance. For example, the organic supplement IntraMax contains a whopping 415 different nutrients and the body uses every single one of them.

While optimal nutrient intake allows optimal performance, nutritional deficiencies rob performance – and unless we supplement well most of us are deficient in some nutrients. As an example, it is estimated that 70 to 95 percent of us are deficient in magnesium, the “master mineral” which is essential for 1300 body functions.

See also:

The myth of being able to get all the nutrition one needs from diet alone

Energy, Exercise and Taking Care of YOU!

Sources included:



About the author

Tony Isaacs is a member of the National Health Federation and the American Botanical Council. He is a natural health advocate and researcher and the author of books and articles about natural health including "Cancer's Natural Enemy." Mr. Isaacs articles are featured at The Truth About Cancer, the Health Science Institute's Healthiertalk website, CureZone, the Crusador, Health Secrets, the Cancer Tutor, the Silver Bulletin, the New Zealand Journal of Natural Health, and several other venues. In addition, he hosts the Yahoo Oleandersoup Health group of over 3500 members and the CureZone Ask Tony Isaacs - Featuring Luella May forum. He is also the local moderator of the CureZone Cancer Alternatives forum. Tony and his partner Luella May host The Best Years in Life natural health website where their motto is "It's never too late or too early to begin living longer, healthier and happier lives."



Your website hosts Tony Isaacs and Luella May

Click here to visit our CureZone Health Forum: Ask Tony Isaacs: Featuring Luella May– Natural Health, Cancer, Longevity and Home & Herbal Remedies.


Misty, My Buddy, Little Rascal & Lady the "found dogs" - Official Mascots of The Best Years in Life


Mountain Rose Herbs. A Herbs, Health & Harmony Com   

For the best in health information, subscribe to The Best Years in Life Newsletter featuring articles by Tony M. Isaacs

Sign Up Now

Subscribe to The Best Years in Life Oleandersoup Hesalth Forum - Free Subscription
Powered by health.groups.yahoo.com

Available Now!
Click on the image for more information

Bromelain - The Super Supplement

Bromelain helps promote healing up to four times faster and also helps with the absorption of other supplements, in addition to many other benefits. See: Bromelain - The Wonder Supplement



100% Organic MicroComplexed™ IntraCELL™ Level IV Technology ~ 415 Nutrients All-In-One, Perfect Whole Foods & Phyto Nutrition ~ Super Energizing ~ All Natural Defense The Most Scientifically Advanced, Clinically Proven, Health Promoting Organic Nutritional Supplement Available Today!



NAC SUSTAIN is in a bilayer Quick Release / Sustained Release format of N-ACETYL-L-CYSTEINE (NAC), a powerful antioxidant amino acid and a precursor to the critical antioxidant glutathione.

Glutathione is important for DNA repair and exerts a variety of protective effects, including detoxification and intracellular defense against oxidative stress.

An essential complimentary supplement for use with Sutherlandia OPC or OPC Plus.

The Best Colloidal Silver on the Planet!

If you would like to donate to help us keep this web site active and growing, click on the button above.   Much thanks! - Tony & Luella

The Best Years in Life
P O Box 121 Cooper TX  75432  Phone: 903-886-2436  Fax: 903-829-3434  Email: Dquixote1217[at]gmail.com- (replace [at] with @)

Disclaimer: The information on this page and on this website has not been evaluated by the FDA.  We do not diagnose, treat, cure or prevent illness or disease - instead, we try to help people learn how to do so themselves.  Anyone who believes they have a serious medical condition or health issue should seek diagnoses from a qualified medical professional before making any decisions on how to best address their health. We do not sell or advocate drugs, nor do we make any claims that anything advocated or sold on this website is a drug.  Furthermore, anyone contemplating using any products or information on this website must accept such use as experimental and voluntary.  No claims are made regarding the therapeutic use of the products or information on this website and all products featured or sold on this website must be considered nutritional supplements only.