Good nutritional advice and diet are extremely
important aspects of soccer...
The basic energy requirements of a human...
It is important that player's diets contain
high proportions of carbohydrates...
ADVICE ON CARBOHYDRATES FROM PEAK PERFORMANCE
Article donated by Peak Performance.
Proteins are involved in maintaining and building
Fat is essential but intake should be carefully
A well balanced diet will provide all the body's
Zinc, Chromium, Iron are all vital to our general
health and athletic performance...
Correct nutritional preparation is a must when
preparing for competition...
The last meal before a match should be taken
3-4 hours before kick-off...
Correctly eating after performing enables better
preparation for future competition...
EXAMPLE OF A DAILY DIET
Example of a timetable and what to eat on a
A player can lose more than 3 litres of body
fluid during a match...
OF SEASON/CHANGING DIET/WEIGHT LOSS
to look out for when dietary habits are changed...
Supplementary aides such as creatine,
protein powders... and their effect on performance