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The facts about exercise and your immune system 

Medically reviewed by Dr Knut Moe,
Sons Medical Director

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05 February 2022
2-minute read

A properly functioning, healthy immune system can have myriad benefits, including reduced illnesses to an alert state of mind. What’s more, your immune system plays a crucial part in improving your workout. So, in this article, we introduce some different ways that a healthy immunity can improve your workout routine and recovery time, to help you come to grips with the concept.

Recovery time

Recovery is such a vitally important part of any successful workout and is just as key as motivating yourself to get to the gym in the first place. But what’s the best way to support your workout recovery? The immune system. Following a particularly intense workout, your muscle fibres are damaged. And although the inflammation of your muscle fibres was once regarded as a negative aspect of exercise, recent research indicates that the proinflammation process is actually fundamental to a successful recovery. If your immune system is healthy, it’s posited that the process of repairing and remodelling your muscles becomes more efficient. Therefore, if muscle gain is your goal, the health of your immune system is of paramount importance. 

Say cheerio to fatigue

There’s no doubt that it can be difficult to drag yourself away from the sofa to hit the gym after a long, hard day at work. While we can all resonate with this feeling, did you realise that your immune system actually plays a crucial role when it comes to increasing your alertness and maintaining high energy levels? By following a well-balanced diet and taking the right supplements, it’s amazing how your improved immunity can positively affect your motivation levels and your general alertness. So, if you struggle to get up off the sofa and hit the gym regularly, now is the right time to do something about your immunity levels.

Experience peak performance more regularly

Few would argue that the most impactful workouts are those in which you experience your peak performance. No matter if you’re pounding the treadmill or lifting weights, achieving that additional 10% can make a huge difference when it comes to long-term results. One of the most important aspects of exercise is the challenge it presents and harboring an urge to smash your goals and achieve your peak is what keeps you motivated. If you take steps to improve the health of your immune system, you will find that your energy levels will increase, and your workout will benefit from the edge that you’ve been searching for.

Is it possible to improve my immunity? 

Our Immune Health Supplement has the potential to boost your immune system when taken alongside plenty of sleep and a well-balanced diet. We combine eleven key ingredients, including Wellmune®, Vitamin C and L-Arginine, that work to boost and enhance the immune system. It’s incredibly straightforward to take, too - you only need to stir a pack of Immune Health into a 300ml cup of cold water, and you’re all set to enjoy the benefits of this supplement. After just one month of consuming the Immune Health supplement every day, you may well see some improvements to your mental and physical health.

For more information about how our Immune Health Supplement can contribute positively to other aspects of your mental and physical health, browse our information pages when you have a spare minute. Sons’ Immune Health supplement is the perfect addition and could provide your immune system with the boost it needs and deserves.