The Best Soccer Player Diet

The Best Soccer Player Diet

While many soccer players focus on improving the way they play through working out and practicing, many neglect the benefits that the diet can add to their performance. It’s all just a matter of giving your body the nutrients it needs to perform well on the field. There are specific ways in which the diet can improve your performance on the field, but can only be achieved through a specialized diet.

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Plan Ahead and Track Your Progress: Meal Planner Guide

Plan Ahead and Track Your Progress: Meal Planner Guide

The best way to ensure healthy eating habits are followed is to plan ahead and track your progress. It’s a fun and easy way to look at your overall nutrition and see where improvements can be made. This is a sample meal planner. If you click on the image below, it will take you to an excel document you can download and use as a way to track your food and beverage intake. 

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Sports Nutrition Basics

Sports Nutrition Basics

Why is it important to pay attention to sports nutrition? The right fuel can help you optimize your training and reach your personal best.

Your approach to nutrition should include everything you consume – not just what you eat, drink or supplement with around training or matches. Understanding what and when to eat on a daily basis will have a huge impact on your performance, overall health and energy levels.

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Eggs for Soccer Players

Eggs for Soccer Players

Yes, eggs can be a good part of a soccer diet! Although eggs have been given a bad rap because the yolk is high in cholesterol and has been thought to elevate blood cholesterol, the majority of healthy active soccer players can enjoy the whole egg, yolk and all! Just go easy on the saturated fat in the accompanying breakfast foods: bacon, buttery toast, and greasy hash browns. They tend to be the bigger health culprits.

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