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The effects of a ketogenic diet on athletes

Nutrition plays an essential role for an athletes’ performance and health. One of the nutrients athletes pay more attention to, are carbohydrates.

The Role of Carbohydrates in Football

Carbohydrates are one of the fundamental nutrients for all living organisms, together with proteins and fats.

Nutrition Taken to Sports Practice

Athletes must ask themselves what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. They must adjust to the day they train more or less, or to whether they are in preseason, in full competition or out of season.

THE ROLE OF THE NUTRITIONIST AND SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST DURING INJURY RECOVERY

The first question that almost all players ask after getting injured is: “When will I be able to play again?” The return to the pitch or return to play (RTP) is seen as that magical day in which the player returns to fully enjoy the sport, at the same level or even better than before, as if the injury had never occurred.

VITAMINE D IN ATHLETES

Nutrition plays an essential role in the athletes’ performance and health. However, the focus is often placed on some variables such as energy consumption or adequate intake of macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, and fats), leaving out the important role of other elements such as vitamins.

Caffeine and performance, does it work for everybody?

There are several supplements to improve sports performance. However, only a few of them are scientifically proven to be effective.

Exercise and muscle damage, how can nutrition help?

Exercise-induced muscle damage and the consequent muscle pain, commonly known as ‘stiffness’, conditions our performance.

What is the energy expenditure of a goalkeeper?

The training adaptations depend on the specificity of stimuli generated during the session. In football, there is a player that differs from the rest: the goalkeeper.

THE MEAL BEFORE A GAME

Food plays a fundamental role in all aspects of our life and it is especially important before a game.

PERIODIZATION IS AN ESSENTIAL CONCEPT IN SPORTS NUTRITION

Nutritional periodization involves merging it with other physical and mental training strategies.