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Does Beetroot Juice Really Help With Endurance Performance?

Volpe, Stella L. Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318279412a
COLUMNS: A Nutritionist’s View

Does beetroot juice really help with endurance performance?

Stella Lucia Volpe, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM, is a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Science at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Her degrees are in both nutrition and exercise physiology; she also is ACSM Exercise Specialist® certified and a registered dietitian. Dr. Volpe’s research focuses on obesity and diabetes prevention using traditional interventions and mineral supplementation and, more recently, by altering the environment to result in greater physical activity and healthy eating. Dr. Volpe is an associate editor of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®.

Disclosure: The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine.