How to Improve Your Athletic Performance Through Food

Intense training is key to developing an elite athlete, but there's something even more important than rigorous exercise: proper nutrition. Food is the fuel that keeps your body going during the day when you're active and even at night when you're sound asleep. Your organs work around the clock to keep you alive. When they all work efficiently and harmoniously like a well-oiled machine, you'll run faster and jump higher than ever before.

Eat Right to Reach Your Potential

If you're an athlete who's trying to achieve maximum performance during workouts or during competition, you must embrace food. By consuming the right foods in the right quantities, you'll absorb the energy and nutrients that allow your organs to function at their best.

Have Fruit Before a Workout

Carbohydrates are best consumed as a pre-workout snack because they provide energy that is immediately ready for your body to use. Simple carbs, like those found in fruit, tend to store as body fat if they aren't expended right away so it's ideal to eat them before doing hard physical activity. Filling up on apples, oranges, berries, or whatever you enjoy right before exercising charges your tank for an explosive workout. The bonus is that you'll intake plenty of essential vitamins as fruit are full of them.

Make Power-Packed Smoothies

It's not easy getting all of the macronutrients and micronutrients your body requires day in and day out. When preparing meals becomes too time-consuming, start making smoothies! If you have access to a blender, simply throw together your favorite nutrient-dense ingredients for a delicious drinkable meal that's easy to make and easier to eat. You can use fruits, veggies, nuts, yogurts--whatever your heart desires.

Eat Plenty of Protein

The more lean muscle mass you have, the more functional you are. Since bigger muscles are able to do more work, aim to eat at least one-half to one gram of protein per pound of body weight so that they can heal faster and stronger after every workout. Some excellent sources of protein include eggs, lean steak, chicken breast, turkey, fish, seeds, nuts, beans, and dairy.

Don't Neglect Healthy Fats

Healthy fats enhance brain and heart function resulting in a better working body. They're also high in calories and offer more energy than carbs or proteins. Try to incorporate foods such as avocado, sardines, and olive oil in your diet to take your performance to the next level.

Always Stay Hydrated

Water is the most essential element for survival and also the most important. It's required for normal organ function and aids in absorption of nutrients. Drinking a lot of H2O can prevent pains and cramps associated with muscle fatigue. If you can gulp down eight glasses a day, you'll be ready for just about any physical challenge.

Achieving peak athletic performance means getting the best nutrition possible to fuel your body. At Gonino Center for Healing in Heath, TX, education on diet and exercise is only one of the many services offered to people just like you who strive to lead healthy and wholesome lives. From nutrition and supplementation to detoxification and yoga, you'll be exposed to an entire holistic lifestyle perfect for improving athletic performance. Learn more by contacting our holistic wellness center today!

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