Because travel is a necessary part of work, vacations, and holidays, as well as competitions for athletes, having a nutrition plan in place that includes supportive supplements will help you arrive at your destination feeling healthy, well-rested, and ready to perform at your best. Air travel to a distant destination impacts your body in multiple ways. First, jet lag throws off your sleep schedule, which can affect gut health and the body’s ability to fight infection. Second, a pressurized airplane cabin and its low humidity can cause dehydration. Third, an airplane cabin’s close quarters and recirculated air can introduce foreign microorganisms to your body, leaving you more susceptible to other passengers’ germs. And fourth, time zone changes can throw off your body’s internal clock, which can interfere with restful sleep.
Catalyte® is a supplement that supports optimal hydration.* It’s formulated with the typical ratio of sodium that is found in sweat, and it contains a blend of potassium, calcium, magnesium, and zinc that replaces the primary electrolytes lost in sweat.* Catalyte also supports the body’s process of repairing and rebuilding muscle.* Proper hydration and electrolyte balance are both essential for all levels of exercise and athletic performance. Catalyte combines the above electrolytes with B vitamins, vitamin C, and D-ribose for broad-spectrum repletion of nutrients and hydration of cells.* Catalyte is lemon-lime flavored and is designed to allow you to individualize your choice of hydration beverage.
FloraSport 20B® is a superior blend of freeze-dried Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus acidophilus, and two strains of Bifidobacterium lactis. These four specific strains have been shown to provide support for individuals who have high demands on their digestive tract or their immune system due to travel, athletic training, and competition, and/or chronic stress.* Research has identified specific strains of good bacteria that can help ward off traveler’s diarrhea, as well as other strains that support the respiratory tract.* Each capsule of FloraSport 20B contains 20 billion active cultures.
Melaton-3, which contains 3 mg of melatonin per capsule, helps maintain your normal sleep-wake cycle – your circadian rhythm.* In an individual who has difficulty sleeping or has altered circadian rhythms – such as occurs in jet lag and night shift work – supplementation with melatonin promotes the resynchronization of this cycle.* An adequate melatonin level has been reported to be a positive factor in cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, and bone health.* Research indicates melatonin exerts its sleep-promoting action by decreasing the amount of time it takes to fall asleep – by improving the ability to stay asleep and by enhancing the depth of sleep.*
Because an athlete needs to know that his or her nutritional supplements are trustworthy and quality compliant, every batch of an NSF Certified for Sport® product is tested for compliance with the claims on its product label and to ensure the absence of more than 200 substances banned by many major athletic organizations, including stimulants, narcotics, steroids, diuretics, beta-2 agents, and masking agents.