Saturday, December 19, 2009

Sports Nutrition

Are you:

* Searching for a competitive edge in sports performance?

* Tired of poor energy levels?

* Too busy to find the time to eat right?

* A vegetarian and require high protein?

* Confused about supplements?

Let N-lite teach you how to:

IMPROVE performance

Reach your full POTENTIAL

Improve ENERGY

OPTIMIZE your workouts

Sports nutrition – smart performance

Sportsmen and women are becoming more and more interested in how their diet affects sports performance. Nutrition requirements of sports person are different than that of normal people. As an athlete, you face the challenge of keeping pace with the nutritional demands of your sport, while also consuming the nutrients to keep you fit throughout the day. It is now recognized that the right diet, combined with proper training and coaching, can significantly improve sports performance.

So what should you eat to stay healthy while you're in training?

N-lite aims at:

§ Improving your performance by improving body composition, which increases speed, quickness, mobility, and strength.

§ It will help the speed of recovery, which will in turn create more capacity for practicing and competition.

§ Increasing your concentration at workouts, which will definitely help your performance.

§ A strategic diet will also increase immunity, allowing you to stay healthy and be able to continue and intensify practice and training.

Education and counseling can be provided about a range of issues including:

§ fatigue and recovery

§ hydration

§ pre-competition nutrition and hydration

§ use of supplements and/or sports drinks

§ Reaching or maintaining a weight appropriate to your event/sport which is also realistic and optimal for general health and well-being.

Fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand, so make sure you have your sports nutrition facts right. NLITE offers practical applications in sports nutrition that can help athletes and sports enthusiasts achieve their performance goals.


What services can a sports dietician provide?

Dietary analysis

§ Nutrient adequacy; such as Carbohydrate, Fat, Protein, Micronutrient levels; Ca, Fe, Zn, Vit C etc. and Antioxidant density

§ Pre- and post-training eating patterns

§ Timing of carbs/protein intake related to training stage

§ Food variety checks

§ Lookout for and deal with medical issues such as diabetes, anemia, eating disorders, food allergies.

Weight management

§ Psychology of eating

§ Bulking up

§ Nutrition planning to meet requirements of weights training program

§ Supplements

Meal planning

§ Recipe ideas

§ Dietary periodization

Competition eating

§ Preparation, such as Carbohydrate loading and Hydration

§ Single day vs multi day events

§ Eating on the road, e.g. Local, Interstate and Overseas travel

Hydration issues

§ Daily fluid needs for body size

§ Training hydration strategies

§ Fluid types and effect on hydration status - Water, sports drinks, coffee, tea, energy drinks, juice, milk


§ Weight and height (BMI)

§ Waist Hip Ratio (WHR)

§ Skinfold testing

In the modern world of sport, performing at your best requires commitment at many levels. It is no longer enough to rely on natural talents, hard training, superior equipment or a will to win-in fact, among the top competitors in any sport these factors are equalized. Whether the stakes are fame and millions of dollars, or the satisfaction of achieving a sporting goal, there are clear rewards for eating well.

For queries/appointments contact

Anchal Gupta


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