The immune system, made up of cells, proteins, tissues and organs, is the body’s natural defense against germs (bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microorganisms) that can cause diseases and infections. In most cases it does a great job.
These defenses can be weakened by internal factors (diseases, stress, sedentary lifestyle, age…) and external factors (inadequate diet, smoking, caffeine, pollution, insufficient quantity and quality of sleep, seasonal changes…), which implies greater probability of getting diseases or infections besides affecting other functions of the organism.
Moderate physical exercise, performed on a regular basis, benefits and strengthens the immune system at all ages, especially in young and old people.
Every athlete needs to stay healthy and have a strong immune system to be able to face the activity he is going to perform and achieve his goals without damaging his health and well-being. According to the needs of each individual, it is convenient to maintain a varied diet with the appropriate proportion of all nutrients.
Intense exercise, due to the stress that the body is subjected to, favors immunosuppression, particularly during the recovery period. Exhaustion, fatigue and lack of energy can cause a failure in the defenses facilitating the entry of infections or diseases. When the workouts are higher than what you can assimilate you will need energy both to carry them out and to recover from wear.
There are many signs that can indicate that the immune system does not work properly: lack of energy, fatigue, allergic reactions, slow healing of wounds, constant colds, …
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• Vitamins A, C, D and Potassium contribute to the normal functioning of the immune system.
• Vitamin C contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise.