Magnesium's Role in Sports Performance

Magnesium's Role in Sports Performance

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for sports nutrition but is often overlooked. This page looks at how magnesium can help improve your sports performance, recovery and why transdermal magnesium supplementation should be a key part of any exercise regime.

Whether you’re a professional athlete or just a casual gym goer, transdermal magnesium supplementation can help you train harder, perform better and recover faster.

Responsible for over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body, magnesium plays a fundamental role in muscle contraction, skeletal strength and energy production, helping to sustain the high oxygen consumption necessary for athletic performance.

Magnesium's role in recovery and sports performance

Supports electrolyte balance

Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism

Aids normal protein synthesis

Contributes to a reduction of tiredness and fatigue

Key benefits of transdermal magnesium

The BetterYou transdermal magnesium range has been scientifically proven to replace magnesium lost through sweat and the accelerated metabolism of strenuous activity.

Magnesium chloride commences absorption immediately when massaged into the skin, providing a fast and effective method of replenishing magnesium levels.

Four products to fuel your recovery

Unsurpassed quality

We understand how important clean-label supplements are for not only elite sports people, but also the thousands of casual gym-goes who use our products.

Every batch is tested by an ISO accredited laboratory and we're proud to support the Informed-Sport initiative with our Magnesium Oil Body Spray, giving athletes confidence and extra piece of mind.

Informed Sport

The program provides assurance that products have been tested for substances on the World Anti-Doping Agency list of banned substances. Products undergo rigorous testing at an ISO 17025 accredited lab to provide the highest level of assurance that they are safe for athletes to use.

Zechstein Inside® Quality

BetterYou Zechstein Inside® magnesium chloride comes from a natural source, deep inside the Earth’s crust. It has been protected from man-made pollutants for over 250 million years, ensuring its quality and purity.

Sporting ambassadors

Our ambassador program supports a community of talented athletes, personal trainers and physiotherapists who are passionate about the brand, and the quality and effectiveness of our products.

At the top of their game, our ambassadors rely on BetterYou products to support their athletic performance or their clients’ needs.

A huge part of my recent silver medal success at the European Cross Duathlon Championships is certainly down to using BetterYou® Magnesium Oil Spray
Alex Rhodes - Team GB Triathlete