Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition from Geelong Dietitian Rachel Jeffery

By: Geelong Dietitian Rachel Jeffery  09-Sep-2013
Keywords: Fitness Training, Health Supplements, Exercise Training

Sports Nutrition In pursuit of a sporting goal? Whether you are in it for the competition, health or just some friendly fun, nutritional advice from a dietitian will assist you to be prepared for competition, to recover from exercise quickly, prevent injury by addressing common nutrient deficiencies. Sports people need to keep a balanced diet in order to overcome significant health consequences. Nutritional deficiency also impair athletic performance. Dietic advice can help you to develop a diet that is rich in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, lean meat and essential fatty acids providing adequate nutrient intake to avoid negative outcomes. Accredited dietitian nutritionist in sports medicine will be able to help advise you on the appropriate food requirements fitting your training schedule. Educate you in proper eating habits, whole foods diet rich in high quality protein, complex carbohydrates and beneficial fats will be recommended plus supporting supplements if needed. Adequate fluid intake to ensure properly hydrated muscles and other tissues is also very important. There are particular nutrients and minerals like potassium, calcium, and magnesium that should be part of your recovery program, as they will help to minimize muscle soreness and help you recover more quickly. We can treat you for the more common and less serious types of sports injuries by utilizing natural anti-inflammatory supplements such as fish oil and bromelain and specific nutrients to promote fast healing. Optimal nutrition improves performances but also improves the health and longevity of each person.

Keywords: Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Exercise Training, Fitness Training, Health Supplements, Sports Nutrition, Weight Management

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