Why is diet so important for Sports?
Athletes will have different nutritional needs compared with the general public.
They may require more calories and macronutrients to maintain strength and
energy to compete at their optimum level.
In addition to consuming sufficient amounts of calories and macronutrients,
athletes may also require more vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for peak
recovery and performance.
Moreover, they may need to consider meal timing and ensure adequate
The benefits of sports nutrition include:
- Allows you to train harder longer.
- Delays onset of fatigue.
- Improves body composition and strength.
- Enhances concentration.
- Prepares the body for the next day's workout.
- Helps maintain healthy immune function.
- Reduces the potential for injury.
Book a consultation with Sinead now to discuss your macronutrient and micronutrient needs and to look at calories, meal timing, and how to tailor requirements to your specific sport. Sinead will also advise you on the best vitamins and supplements to compliment your meals, sports and lifestyle.