Find Out How the Polyphenols Found in Pomegranate Juice May Help Fuel Your Exercise Goals. Research Examined the Potential Impact of 100% Pomegranate Juice on Post-workout Muscle Strength Recovery.
MAKE POM YOUR WORKOUT PARTNER. Certain types of polyphenol antioxidants, like those found in pomegranate juice, may help increase nitric oxide bioavailability by protecting it from breaking down in the body. Nitric oxide helps your body get the oxygen and nutrients it needs during exercise.
POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice is known for its polyphenol antioxidants.
DRINK POM AND CARRY ON, AND ON, AND ON. A 2011 study conducted at UT at Austin on 17 athletic men found preliminary but promising results for muscle strength. Those who drank two servings (about 8oz each) of pomegranate juice per day for about two weeks maintained more of their post-exercise arm strength versus the placebo group. The men followed their normal diet and weight-training routine. On the eighth day, the men completed specific strength exercises at maximum capacity, and drank an additional serving of pomegranate juice immediately after exercising. A statistically significant result was not found for knee strength.