Half the Players at the NFL Combine Were Vitamin D Deficient

Source: Men’s Fitness

We can guarantee that at least one of your players is affected by this deficiency — particularly this time of year when more players are training in weight rooms and indoor spaces.

According to a report in Men’s Fitness, more than half of the players that attended the 2015 NFL Combine were found to have below-normal levels of vitamin D, which can cause muscle-related injuries.


A deficieny in the “sunshine vitamin” is linked to muscle sprains and strains as well as erectile dysfunction. Players can get a boost in vitamin D through a supplement.

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