In a new U.K. study, researchers found that you could increase and speed your performance with beetroot juice. Beets are high in potassium, choline and folate, all which can boost your workout performance.
In the study researchers had cyclist take part in two different 4K time trials. Before one of the trials the cyclists drank whole beetroot juice and in the end the cyclists were recorded to have completed the trials in an average time of 48 seconds, 2.7% faster after drinking the beet juice.
Before working out, down a two-cup serving of beetroot juice, a proven workout booster due to its ample levels of nitrate.