Olympic athletes always need to be at peak physical condition. They optimize their diets by consuming nutrient-rich, mostly plant-based foods to fuel before and after, sometimes during, exercise. The second in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, this blog will cover the topic of lunch. If you’re looking to improve athletic performance, follow these nutrition tips to prevent fatigue and reduce your risk of injury.
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The most elite Olympic athletes understand the importance of nutrition for optimum performance and recovery. Eating a healthy diet with adequate calories and nutrients may mean the difference between a gold medal and silver. The first in a four-part series, this blog will cover the topic of breakfast. Follow these simple tips to eat like an Olympian and train your body and mind in order to improve your own athletic performance. Continue reading How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 1 of 4
DON’T: Skip Your Warm-Up. Tennis demands a lot from your body – jumping into a tennis match without having warmed-up is like making a snow angel in your swimsuit.
DO: Make sure your pre-match warm-up consists of some light cardio and a few tennis specific warm-up drills. And don’t forget to stretch after warming up – wouldn’t want to pull those hammys!
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