Nutrition: Tips For Fueling Pre-Practice Or Pre-Game
Sports dietitian Leslie Bonci suggests that ‘Less is More’ when it comes to youth and high school athletes fueling themselves before practices and games. In the hour or two before a practice or competition most athletes need just 20 ounces of water to drink and something small to eat, such as a bowl of cereal, half a sandwich, or some peanut butter crackers.
Just like sports can be a balancing act that goes beyond the field, learning to balance your eating habits before a competition can be a valuable lesson. Click the link below to learn more about how much an athlete should eat before a workout.
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