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.
Injury and burnout are all to common for gymnasts. I view part of my role as a peds/adolescent sports dietitian to help gymnasts not just perform their best but also have longevity in the sport AND feel good in their body. Which is possible when parents and gymnasts approach nutrition as a key factor in preventing injury and burnout.
In my last few years of gymnastics I spent more time injured than not, and while I would never have owned up to this at the time…part of my love for the sport was starting to wain due to the burnout of always being injured, always on the comeback, etc.
On the outside, so many high level gymnasts look happy, successful, etc. But we can’t see what’s going in internally. Too often what we see presented by the gymnast is not the case due to injury or burnout.
In this episode you’ll learn:
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