The benefits of maple
Maple a source of electrolytes :
While practicing an endurance sport, we loose potassium via our perspiration. Maple syrup contains potassium, calcium and magnesium. This makes it a great addition to any sports enthusiast’s diet. Those 3 minerals work together to help maximized muscular contraction and relaxation.
Maple is a source of minerals :
Maple syrup is also a good source of zinc, a mineral that is also an antioxidant. Several studies show that Zinc improves muscular metabolism and strength development.
Also, 60 ml of maple syrup provides 100% of manganese needed in a day which supports an optimal amount of micronutrients in your body.
Maple is a source of antioxidants
60 ml of maple syrup contains a minimum of 4 mg of polyphenols. These antioxidants help decrease muscular fatigue if they are consumed before and during a workout. Some even say that their consumption after a workout could speed up recovery.