Can Magnesium Enhance Exercise Performance?

@article{Zhang2017CanME,
  title={Can Magnesium Enhance Exercise Performance?},
  author={Yijia Zhang and P. Xun and Ru Wang and Lijuan Mao and K. He},
  journal={Nutrients},
  year={2017},
  volume={9}
}
Magnesium (Mg) is an essential mineral that plays a critical role in the human body. It takes part in the process of energy metabolism and assists the maintenance of normal muscle function. A number of studies evaluated the association between Mg status/supplementation and exercise performance and found that the need for Mg increased as individuals’ physical activity level went up. Animal studies indicated that Mg might improve exercise performance via enhancing glucose availability in the… Expand
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