Strength & Conditioning Newsletter

Oct. 26, 2010


IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa director of strength and conditioning J.C. Moreau touches on the importance of calcium in this week’s department newsletter.

1. Calcium is fundamental to strong bones and teeth.
2. Calcium plays a key role in fat loss.
3. Calcium is a prime mineral involved in muscle contraction.
4. Calcium levels tend to be low in most college students because their diets are too low in dairy products.
5. In high protein diets calcium is excreted in the urine because of high levels of dietary phosphorus.
6. Calcium supports post-exercise testosterone production.

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