We have always been told that eating breakfast is important. In fact, we’ve been told that it is the most important meal for the day. And while there will always be a debate about whether fasting in the morning is good for weight management, there is scant evidence that not eating breakfast is beneficial for athletes.Here are just some of the reasons that athletes shouldn’t skip breakfast.
The influence that our nutrition and diet play on athletic performance aren’t always as apparent as they should be, but it’s there, either pushing you along with more energy, faster recovery, and a stronger immune system, or it’s dragging you down, leaving you feeling haggard, tired, and sluggish.In our battle to conquer our nutrition the easy way out is supplements. With pre-workouts, post-workouts, intra-workouts, and every sort of pill and powder imaginable designed to help cure all of our nutritional woes we hit them hard.
Previously in our series of articles and tips covering nutrition for college athletes we have discussed the dietary knowledge of NCAA division I athletes, and the deleterious effects of dehydration on athletic performance and even on academic performance.
In this on going series of posts that cover nutrition and diet for college athletes we have talked already about how well athletes actually eat (or at least think they do), and of the critical importance of fueling up with a big breakfast.Today we are going to dive into something that is even more important, not only for high performance on the field and in the field, but in terms of, like, living.And that is the topic of water.
In a recent post on nutrition for collegiate athletes we discussed some of the benefits to cleaning up your diet (most notably, performance!), as well as showed some not-so-hot statistics and research that revealed collegiate athletes don’t eat nearly as well as they should.We’ve been told the importance of breakfast over and over, to ad nauseum, to the point that when we hear it now it tends to go in one ear, out the other.
In part one of this series of posts covering nutrition for college athletes we are going to quickly get into the benefits of eating better, and take a peek into research covering the dietary habits and knowledge of collegiate athletes.The upsides of eating well may seem obvious.After all, as athletes we are drilled from an early age on the importance of properly fueling up before practice and competition.Here are just four of the things that happen when we clean up our diet:
Nutrition plays a very important role in any sport for that matter! Same goes for body buildg and anyone who is serious about the sport. Good nutrition is essential for a healthy life, but it is most important for a body builder to have effective workouts and grow muscles quickly and efficiently.So, What type of nutrition or diet should you have to become successful in your body building quest?
I am a football fan as much as the next person. College football is my sport and Michigan is my team (Go Blue) But the reality is that all the socializing that goes along with it can be detrimental to your health and waist line. So I don't do it. NFL and College Football are on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That is over 50% of the week. For many people each game involves a drink or two at home, a sports bar or at the stadium. Alcohol consumption of more than 1 serving, more than 1-2 per week will surely give you a gut, especially if you are drinking beer.
Looking for ways to improve your workout? Want better strength, endurance, speed, and dexterity for your anaerobic exercise? There are a few options available to you. One of the safest and most reliable methods is to take a Creatine supplement. In this article, we will review what Creatine is, the effects of using it, and the different kinds available. Let’s get started!