As summer wraps up and athletes head back to school and prepare for fall sports, it’s just as important to focus on our nutrition routine as much as our workout and practice routines.
Our food and drink choices are what will help to fuel all of our activities, and if we’re not having enough of the right things at the right times, we’re likely to perform and recover poorly.
In this column, we’ll review what types of foods are important for athletes to focus on and provide strategies for packing enough meals and snacks to get through the day.
Start with breakfast
No matter what time your day starts, don’t leave without breakfast.