Career Athletes - Structural Integrity
Strong Bones was used by martial artists to nourish the bones and to support the skeleton’s natural, constant healing. Athlete all need strong bones. This formulation specifically strengthens bone structure and research indicates the herbs in Strong Bones help in the constant “remodeling” of our bone tissue. It is a fundamental principle of the Chinese art of glowing health that “bones are controlled by the kidneys.” The “kidney” is defined in Chinese health care as the system of functions that control our adrenals, sexual functions, skeleton and related structural tissues, renal functions, our spine and one’s courage and ability to handle stress. The kidney is the primary storage vesicle in the body of a primal energy known in China as Jing. Jing determines the power of your life and your longevity potential. Strong Bones formula is a very powerful “kidney tonic” and “Jing tonic.” It strengthens many functions related to your kidneys and central to your life and longevity.
Similar to Strong Bones, Frame Builder is designed to strengthen the bones, but also to strengthen the connective tissues. So it is often used by athletes to support their joints and bones. In the end, almost every serious athlete experiences structural issues - sometimes temporary, sometimes debilitating and sometimes disastrous. Obviously, some structural problems are career ending, leaving a once-formidable athlete hobbled for life. Athletes must focus some of the attention on developing strong bones, ligaments and tendons. These tissues are within the scope of tissues and organs we can largely control, and certainly can fortify. It is far better to nourish these all-important tissues on an ongoing basis than waiting until an injury or general failure occurs. Like Strong Bones, Frame Builder is a very potent formula “kidney tonic.” It strengthens all functions related to your kidneys and may be used a a primary Jing tonic to promote longevity.
Pycnogenol is a powerful antioxidant that improves microcirculation to the bones and joints.