Daily archive Jan 8, 2012
How Sports Nutrition Impacts Performance

How Sports Nutrition Impacts Performance

Every athlete should have a solid understanding of what their body needs. Following a high carbohydrate/low fat can be very beneficial for most athletes since such a diet will provide the athlete with enough energy to perform well on the tennis court. Learn why drinking a mixture of carbohydrates and a bit of protein within...
High Carbohydrate/Low-Fat Diets Provide Athletes More Energy

High Carbohydrate/Low-Fat Diets Provide Athletes More Energy

High carbohydrate/low fat diets, usually consisting of polysaccharides (starches & fibers), protect against heart attack & strokes and provide key nutrients & energy (longer term). Athletes should consume foods with a high glycemic index at least 1 hour before exercise because it increases muscle glycogen storage. Find out in more detail about advantages and disadvantages...