MNT Oct 12, 2012
Players of all ages and skill levels are used to hearing the mantra to load up on carbs on game day. load up and fuel, set the tone for the game. Fuel from carbs, whole grains rice and pasta. fruit carbohydrate sources. starch hang out in system longer
Variety - fruits and whole grains. Eat enough
for athletes, muscle glycogen stores are full. That's thtem ost eascily accessible form of energy. strenght, stamina, and focus. performance starts to suffer.
lean protein, health fat to balance. carbs fuel muscle and brain - protein building - healthy fat p protection joints. protein also slows rate of absorption. stable energy source.
Hydration. throughout the day. Hot humid environment in particular. sometimes a little salt can be a good thing. for heavy sweaters. water retention prevents dehyratoin.