As much as you might want this to be a blog on the secret ingredient in the Big Mac, it is not! This blog is about my newest endurance secret...Biotta beet juice. Now, I know you're probably thinking, "Why couldn't it be a tasty vegetable juice, like pickle juice?" First, I actually love the taste (it is kind of earthy and a little bit sweet); I might be just a little weird, however, as I know a number of other pros who use beet juice and there are a few who don't agree with me (but they still use it). :) Second, everyone knows pickle juice is best used as a recovery drink, but that's a subject for a different post.
I've been using it for a few months now and I can definitely tell a difference in my workouts. I also feel like it's boosting my energy, but that could also just be the fresh mountain air. :) You don't have to believe me though, because the research is here and here, and there is an article about it here, and one from the BBC (so you know it's legit) here! I find it's best to drink it at least 30 minutes before a workout, and I don't just save it for special workouts, I drink it every day! Go ahead and give it a try - I can't guarantee that you'll love the taste, but you'll definitely love the results. There it is - the secret is out.