Nutrition & Hydration

Longer Sleep Durations Are Positively Associated With Finishing Place During A National Multi-day Netball Competition
Based on the study, athletes who had more rest did better during the netball tournament... Read More
  5 Tips For Understanding The Importance Of Nutrition For Youth Athletes
  • Healthy Calories = more energy
  • Protein aids in muscle recovery
  • Healthy carbs add fuel to the fire
  • Healthy fats provide 
  • Hydration of the body provides optimal performance 
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EP 14 – Stacy Sims – Physiology Of The Female Athlete, Menstruation, And Developing Confidence In Youth
Podcast explains what happens to a young girl’s physiology when she hits puberty, how it affects her menstrual cycle and how sex hormones affect her training. In the podcast, the speaker also explains the nutrition and hydration needs of a female athlete and what needs to change during the different phases of the menstrual cycle... Read More
  Sport Nutrition For Young Athletes
Nutrition is an important part of sport performance for young athletes that aid in optimal growth and development. Macronutrients, micronutrients and fluids in the proper amounts are essential to provide energy for growth and activity. To optimise performance, young athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during and after activities... Read More
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