Let’s face it, we’d ALL love an athlete’s body and the benefits that go with it. But not many of us can handle the endless hours of work it takes to get one.
Lucky for us there’s another way to get some of that same athlete’s edge. And it’s one that takes almost zero effort.
Now don’t get me wrong, you won’t suddenly look like a Greek god on the outside. You’re not going to magically sprout six-pack abs and muscles to put Arnold to shame.
The inside is another story.
See, athletes aren’t so healthy JUST because they’re lean and strong.
They have some other powerful differences deep inside – including one you can get yourself that can help you enjoy more energy, stamina, and physical ability.
Maybe you’re not about to take the field for a baseball team on a playoff run.
But this little trick can certainly help you show your friends a thing or two at Sunday softball, down at the bowling alley, or out on the golf course.
Before long you may find they’re struggling just to keep up with you when you’re out for a stroll.
The BACTERIAL secret to BETTER performance
Some strange new research has revealed an unexpected difference between elite athletes and everyone else.
It turns out athletes have significantly higher levels of a bacteria in their guts called Veillonella. And I’m willing to bet athletes and their coaches aren’t going to be happy the rest of us are learning about it.
You see, this probiotic converts the lactic acid your body generates during exercise into the short-chain fatty acid propionate. And your body then uses the fatty acid to pump up your stamina and physical capacity.
That extra capacity is just what it sounds like. It helps you to keep going, giving you that extra energy and strength exactly when you need it most.
And now here comes the strange part… how they figured it out.
The researchers transplanted Veillonella from marathon runners into mice. And suddenly, with no extra effort, the little critters were able to go faster and further, with a 13 percent jump in stamina.
They didn’t have to train or exercise to get this extra oomph. The mice just needed that probiotic bacteria.
Building your OWN probiotic kingdom
Ok, so there is a catch here. This probiotic ISN’T available as a supplement yet. (But with studies like this, that could change soon).
But the good news is that it doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of this bacteria trick yourself.
The athletes in this study weren’t taking a Veillonella probiotic supplement either. But they STILL had a bellyful of these bacteria.
How did it happen?
Well, the study doesn’t offer any clues. But that’s what you have me for.
Many of the bacteria your body uses and needs AREN’T in supplements. That’s in part because – like the athletes in this study with Veillonella – you already have them.
You might even have some Veillonella hiding in your belly right now, too. But if you do chances are you don’t have much.
The trick is to get your own body to help them to make MORE.
And the way to do that is to give ALL of the good bacteria in your gut the PERFECT CONDITIONS they need to grow and thrive.
That means starting with a high-quality probiotic supplement – just to ensure you’ve got the most important ones. Then combine that with a diet rich in natural prebiotics, especially high-fiber vegetables.
Prebiotics essentially feed your bacteria so they can form bigger, better, stronger colonies that’ll help you take on anything that comes your way.
Then, once you’re ready to get moving, they can get busy… and if you keep moving, as the new study shows they’ll start to grow and thrive.
And even if you don’t get the exact same benefit as the athletes in the study, you’ll at the very least have the bacterial balance you need for better digestion, a stronger immune system, and overall good health.