Beetroot is the new hot sports ingredient
Beetroot extract is a dietary source of nitrates—though not the kind you get in hot dogs. Instead it acts as a natural blood-flow booster. It's gained popularity in the last few years, especially after the London Olympics when everyone, it seemed, was drinking beet juice. This is a sports ingredient best used to prime the workout to come. A 2012 study found subjects on a treadmill had a last leg of a simulated 5k race finished 5 percent faster.
Sabinsa has its Sabeet ingredient, a water-soluble version that makes it ideal in beverages or dispersible tablet. Here, Ahmed Khan shows off the spec sheet.