If you compete at a high level, then you’ve likely had to deal with an injury, be it small and nagging or season-ending and significant. Regardless of its severity, there are common contributors that directly lead to most injuries. One of the main contributors is incomplete recovery from consecutive bouts of high-intensity training or competition. This scenario of incomplete recovery can result in subsequent underperformance and injury. However, proper nutrition is key to helping aid and quicken recovery. A second main contributor to sports injuries is free radicals and inflammation.
Chia seeds may be little but they pack a mighty punch.These tiny seeds contain tons of nutrients that will help you to recover quicker and stay healthy! Chia seeds are high in: Polyunsaturated fat - helps to decrease inflammation caused by training/competition Fiber - helps keep your digestive system on...
Athletes should get 20-35% of their total calorie intake per day from fat.Not ALL fats are created equal though - this means that some fats are healthier than others.
Failing to plan is a plan to fail. Athletes who plan their meals and snacks for competition will have an advantage over their competitors. Today, lets focus on nutrient timing a.k.a the best time to eat protein, carbs, and fats for athletes.
Gameday Nutrition Strategy Pays Big Dividends
We explore the disconnect between sports nutrition guidelines and the PRISE regimen that many athletes follow.