New Sports Drink with Wellmune Supports Immune Health and Athletic Endurance
Optimum Nutrition (ON), a leading sports nutrition manufacturer based in the U.S., launched Gold Standard BCAA Train + Recover, a new line of intra-workout drink mixes. The line is formulated with 250 mg of Wellmune®, a natural ingredient clinically proven to help strengthen the immune system.
“This product is the new Gold Standard for Intra-Workout support,” said Sean Hartley, Sr. ABM of Optimum Nutrition. “With BCAAs for muscle support and Rhodiola for endurance support, Wellmune was added to our BCAA Train + Recover formula due to the strong science behind the ingredient. The immune support of Wellmune can help athletes stay healthy, so they can train more effectively.”
The immune benefits of Wellmune are backed by numerous clinical studies with marathoners, cyclists and others enduring high physical stress. Wellmune was shown to improve overall physical health after intense periods of exercise and also reduced the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection systems that commonly affect endurance and high-performance athletes.
“Intensive exercise can weaken the immune system, creating an ‘open window’ effect with the body’s immune defenses,” said Donald Cox, Ph.D. – SVP R&D for Wellmune. “Wellmune’s proven ability to help athletes stay healthy after intense exercise enables them to train harder and longer.”
ON’s Gold Standard BCAA Train + Recover is available in four lightly-flavored mixes that are perfect for drinking throughout training: Strawberry Kiwi, Cranberry Lemonade, Fruit Punch and Watermelon.
About Optimum Nutrition:
Since 1986, Optimum Nutrition has been providing active adults around the world with a comprehensive line of powdered, bar, tablet, capsule and ready-to-drink-products of the highest quality. Optimum Nutrition products can be found throughout the United States in nearly 10,000 specialty retail stores, gyms and fitness centers as well as major grocery chains, drug stores and online.