Ever finish a workout convinced that you're definitely going to get a good night's sleep, and then still don't get decent shut-eye? Lying there at 3:17 a.m. thinking about how much work you've got to do in the office, that argument you had with your boss earlier, and how the day ahead will probably drag on because you've had yet another two and a half hours of sleep?
When your body is drained but your mind is wired, chances are that your body is crying out for magnesium. In fact, chances are that stress is a major cause of magnesium deficiency.
A lack of magnesium then intensifies your reaction to stress, worsening the problem, and your levels of this magic mineral can also drop further during intense exercise. So, what's the answer to get out of this cycle?
Dr. Mark Sircus, author of Transdermal Magnesium Therapy, describes magnesium oil as "one of the most powerful medicines on the planet." He writes, "After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies, vitally important yet hardly known."
Many top athletes are taking advantage of this miracle mineral, and here are six reasons magnesium oil should be part of your workout recovery too: