Do you want to win that next football game? Do you want to dominate in the 100 m dash? Are you ready to play a full 90 minutes of the next soccer game?
Athletes need energy to compete at their optimum level. Nutrition is a key component to achieving this goal. Most athletes need anywhere from 2,200 kcal to 3,000 kcal per day.
Energy is found within a given food, called a macro-nutrient. Below will be some basic information about how to eat for your next big event.
Carbs are the primary source of energy during activities of higher intensity. Great sources of healthy carbs are fruits, vegetables, breads, pastas, and whole grains.
Protein plays a key role in muscular repair and growth.