The performance of nutrition is better than a wellness diet. In a simple way of saying, sports nutrition is the way of eating for goals. With the help of sports nutrition, you can get fit and achieving your body weight. Here, the best sports nutrition ideas to get a good shape.
Keeping a food journal is one of the best accountability tools to stay in sports nutrition. The sportsperson who maintains the fitness journal perfectly has a great success.
You should make the food choice that helps you to take your body closer to your goals. Consider your personal trainer for your food journal. Everyone should accountability their food, even fitness professionals.
The functional foods have the positive effect on your performance. The basic nutrients will help you to improve your performance. The functional foods include humble egg (source of protein), cinnamon (it helps to balance blood sugar), turmeric (natural pain reliever), orange choice (it have calcium to strengthen and it helps to maintain healthy bones), and oatmeal (it helps to lower cholesterol).
Hydration is more important to everyone, especially sportspersons. There are some foods that help you to stay hydrated. You can hydrate your body with some foods such as cantaloupe, broccoli, carrots (actually the baby carrot has more water), cucumbers (it has the highest water than the other solid food), cauliflower, watermelon, oranges, radishes, star fruit, and watermelon.
Before you workout
Eat something 30-60 minutes before you starting to work out. Don’t exercise on the empty stomach. Depending on the type of workout and duration of the workout, you will need to eat a small snack and drink some water. The pre-exercise meal is depending on your workout.
The fruit juice has an average of 400 calories, and running or walking one mile can only burn 100 calories. Vegetable juice and fruit juice is very effective to pre- and post-workout. It helps to boost your energy level.
Using nutrient timing
A sportsperson eats several times per day to achieve their energy level and maintain optimal fitness. This is also known as nutrient timing. Throughout the day spacing out small meals may increase the metabolism, promote fat loss and it helps to stimulate muscle protein synthesis (growth). Using nutrient timing is the help to increase energy level, maintain blood glucose levels and it helps to keep you feeling satisfied during the day.