NUTRITION

NUTRITION

NUTRITION MYTHS – PART 1 … There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings about food, here are a couple of things that might surprise you. Saturated fats are not bad for you Saturated fats are essential for human health They help with growth and repair and deliver fat soluble vitamins (A,D,E

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RECOVERY

RECOVERY

EFFECTIVE RECOVERY STRATEGIES AFTER EXERCISE … It is really important to be able to allow your body to recover effectively in order to build muscle and decrease body fat. There are simply three key components: Nutrition Hydration Sleep Nutrition Here are some ideas for good things to eat straight after

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WHY WARM UP

WHY WARM UP

WHY IS WARMING UP IMPORTANT? It’s important to always warm up before training to avoid injury It’s mental as well as physical What does it do? Increases heart rate Increase blood flow and oxygen to the muscles Warms muscles – these contract/relax/stretch more readily Nerve impulses travel more quickly

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