Learn to fuel the gymnast for optimal performance and longevity in the sport.
Learn how to fuel your gymnast so that you can avoid the top 3 major nutrition mistakes that keep most gymnasts stuck, struggling, and injured.
Does your gymnast need a snack break during practice?
This is a highly debated topic, with lots of opinions and biased reasoning behind those thoughts. How old-world gymnastics culture has historically viewed snacks during practice has created a frenzy of misinformation and misunderstanding of one of the best tools your gymnast can utilize to maximize their training.
In today’s episode, I’m discussing how dietitians trained in sports nutrition approach using performance nutrition for intra-workout fueling. AKA, the strategic usage of the right fuels at the right time and hydration to level up performance and focus, and recovery.
When we view gymnasts consuming snacks from a performance and recovery perspective, we can see it’s more nuanced than “Oh I’m hungry and I need a snack”.
Listen in to hear if your gymnast should be fueling during their workouts.
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