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Ribose

Ribose is the most important building block of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is the primary source of energy for every muscle cell in the body.  It helps energize the heart and muscles by increasing energy on a cellular level.


In athletes, large amounts of ATP are depleted in heart and skeletal muscle cells which can cause fatigue, lower reps and premature failure in workouts.  Since the body is unable to make ribose quickly, and it is not stored human cells and tissue, supplementing ribose can help make energy quickly and naturally.