Nutrition Sports Series

The Nutrition Sports Series is designed to cover key factors that should be considered when fueling young athletes. After engaging in this 4 part series you should feel confident in your ability to assist your child in achieving their performance goals.

Sports Nutrition a 4 Part Series:

Ages: 10yrs and up

1- Carbohydrates:

Carbohydrates are our main source of energy. They are readily available for use or can be stored in the body for later use! Did you know that carbohydrates also aid in muscle recovery? Join us to learn about how carbohydrates are critical for athletic performance.
Topics Covered:

  1. Simple Carbohydrates vs. Complex Carbohydrates
  2. Carbohydrate Needs
  3. Carbohydrate Periodization
  4. Protein

2- Proteins:

Protein plays an important role in an athlete’s eating plan as it helps repair and strengthen muscle tissue. High protein diets are popular among athletes, especially those seeking a leaner, more defined physique. But how much protein is necessary? Join us to find out!

Topics Covered:

  1. Complete Protein vs. Incomplete Protein
  2. Protein Needs
  3. Protein Periodization

3- Hydration/Electrolytes:

Drinking the right amount of fluids before, during and after physical activity is vital to providing your body the fluids it needs to perform properly. Dehydration is the single largest contributor to fatigue. Joins us to learn about appropriate hydration practices to prevent dehydration!

Topics Covered:

  1. Types of Fluids & Electrolytes
  2. Timing & Quantity
  3. How to Assess Hydration Status

4- Recovery Nutrition:

The 4 R’s of Recovery: Replenish, Repair, Reinforce, & Rehydrate. Join us to dive into how these 4 pillars are vital to the recovery process.
Topics Covered:

  1. Carbohydrates, Protein, & Healthy Fats
  2. Hydration Considerations
  3. Anti-Inflammatory Considerations: Omega-3’s, tart cherry, turmeric

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