Dosing calculator to optimize Vitamin D for athletes.
What is vitamin D?
Vitamin D is a steroid hormone involved in many physiological processes in the body including calcium regulation and immune health.
Is Vitamin D important for athletes?
Researchers think that vitamin D plays an important role in athletic performance including muscle repair, muscle function, immune health, heart function, and bone health. For more information read What Every Athlete Should Know About Vitamin D and Vitamin D2 or D3 for athletes?
Does Vitamin D dosing for athletes differ from the general population? This question has not been answered by researchers to this point. However, anecdotical, many athletes are vitamin D deficient or struggle to achieve optimal levels of vitamin D even with supplements.
Need to check your vitamin D levels?
Many of the Athlete Blood Test panels include a vitamin D test.