Monday, August 31, 2009

Weight Loss For Sports People

There are so many dieticians and gurus on the internet who love to give boring tips about sports nutrition. So make it interesting! Good nutrition is the best way to improve the performance of an athlete whether you are just a beginner or a seasoned athlete who is contending professionally.

Athletes often skip meals in order to stay agile. However, this is not advised as low blood pressure may set it. So how about eating 4-5 meals per day? Eating breakfasts regularly will help you combat the much needed energy for the morning warm-up activities. Also eating raw fruits and vegetables help. Therefore try to eat all those that are in your crayon box especially the green and the red ones. Most of the dieticians’ advice not to eat highly processed foods. But this is not really true. You should avoid eating them. If you want, an extra helping of that yummy desert, just this time, won’t kill your efficiency. But seriously there should be lots of proteins present in your breakfast. This will thwart any insulin fluctuations in your body that may occur due to speedy digestion of glucose in your blood. Design a colorful diet that comprises of all the essential elements in order to boost the immune system.

It is important to note that post workout you must get your secret to energy. A protein shake or carbohydrates will provide the primary fuel needed by your body. Finally never forget drinking at least 8 glasses of water. After all you have to look good and be athletic at the same time!

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