10 Essenstial & Vital Vitamins For Bodybuilding & Fat Burning

Proper intake of some Vitamins is most important for bodybuilders because these Vitamins are Vital for many biochemical reactions for proper metabolism, growth and maintenance.Without these Vitamins firm, strong and ideal muscular body shape is impossible. Certain vitamins which are most important for body's muscle building & fat burning are given below:


Essential & Vital Vitamins For Bodybuilders

1. Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

Thiamin is one of the most important Vitamin required for protein metabolism, growth and formation of hemoglobin.As we exercise more our body's need for Thiamin is also increased.

2. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

Riboflavin is involved in energy production and protein metabolism and most important for athletes and bodybuilders.

3. Niacin (vitamin B3)

Niacin acts as fuel for body builders and as well as very important for athletes to generate energy and also help in Fat burning during exercise.

4. Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)

Vitamin B6 is important for protein metabolism, growth and carbohydrate utilization.

5. Biotin (Vitamin B7)

Biotin plays an important role in amino acid metabolism and  production of energy.

6. Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)

 Cobalamin plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism and maintenance of nervous system tissues. It helps in coordination of nervous system and body muscles.An active stimulation of muscles via nerves is a critical step in the contraction, coordination and growth of muscles.

7. Vitamin A

Vitamin A not only concern with vision but also helps in synthesis of protein and also important for muscle growth.Vitamin also essential for the production of Glycogen which is storage form of energy for high intensity performance.

8. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

 Vitamin C is also important Vitamin for Body builders as being an antioxidant it  protects muscle cells from free radical damage and  increase muscles recovery and growth. Ascorbic acid is also important for amino acid metabolism and plays an important role in formation of collagen which is important component of connective tissues which holds bones and muscles together. Vitamin c is also important for iron absorption which helps oxygen to bind in blood hemoglobin.

9. Vitamin D

Vitamin D plays vital role in absorption of Calcium and Phosphorus. These elements are very important in muscle contraction.

10.Vitamin E

Like other Vitamins vitamin E is also important for bodybuilders and being a antioxidant it help to reduce the number of free radicals in the body.Free radicals are natural byproducts of cellular respiration, but accumulation of free radicals can lead to cellular changes and destruction (even cancer), rendering cells unable to adapt normally.Vitamin E protects the cell's membranes and important for many metabolic processes.