Archive for Category: "Nutrition Tip"

Feeding an athlete on the road

Feeding an athlete on the road

Summer often means that sports go on the road, with significant travel for tournaments and camps. That, in turn, entails eating out, or eating on the go. Ironically, however, it is during this season of intense soccer when diets can go awry by making poor choices (or not planning ahead) when away from home.

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ON THE LOOKOUT FOR EATING DISORDERS

ON THE LOOKOUT FOR EATING DISORDERS

It’s simply an unfortunate fact that eating disorders are a part of many women’s sports and women’s lives. If you suspect your teammate or friend is struggling with food issues, speak up!

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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU WEIGH?

HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU WEIGH?

Being on the “inside” of any female athlete’s life, whether soccer or otherwise, the obsession with weight and body image just gets stronger, despite all efforts to combat it.

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SALAD AS A MEAL

SALAD AS A MEAL

Any season, brunch, lunch or dinner, salad can be a sports-worthy meal-IF you make the right choices. Below is a “complete program” for building the best salad for your sport from Food Guide for Soccer: Tips and Recipes from the Pros

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News from the American Dietetic Association

News from the American Dietetic Association

The American Dietetic Association (the nation’s largest group of food and nutrition professionals) convened in Boston (Nov., 2010)

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SNACK ATTACK

SNACK ATTACK

When life is busy, eating can get crazy, and fueling gets off-balance. You may find yourself on the road and needing a quick bite. Here’s a tip from Food Guide for Soccer-good for all active sports enthusiasts and their families

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The Athlete’s Kitchen

The Athlete’s Kitchen

Question: How many food decisions does the average person make in a day: 25, 80, 100, 200?

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Exercising on empty?

Exercising on empty?

Some players abstain from food before a practice or game. They think exercising on empty will help them burn more fat and attain a leaner. lighter physique

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A pain in the side…

A pain in the side…

About 60% of athletes know what a side stitch feels like. It’s a stabbing pain in your gut that can bring you to a stand-still

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An alternative to sweets: sports-performance goodies

An alternative to sweets: sports-performance goodies

This bar has long been a favorite of players of all ages and abilities. Youth teams enthusiastically devour
them pre- or post-game as a healthier alternative to cookies

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