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Airing Out Oxygen Drinks

Posted on Mar 30, 2012 in Health & Wellness

We all need to breath oxygen in order to live, but athletes have taken it to the next level by using supplemental oxygen (O2) as an athletic enhancer for many years – , so much so that we commonly see professional football players inhale oxygen through masks on the sidelines. More recently, bottled waters and other sports beverages have capitalized on this concept with beverages that contain up to 10 times the amount of O2 as regular drinks. So why the rush to oxygenate? The notion stems from observations that breathing O2 during exercise can enhance athletic performance. However,...

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