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Nutrition for Before, During, And After Ice Hockey Workouts

December 18th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Nutrition/Supplements

Can you operate a laptop without a charged battery? Drive a car without fuel? Or download apps without the internet? If the answer to these three questions is a definitive ‘No’, then surely the answer to the fourth question will also be a ‘No’, i.e. can an ice hockey player deliver outstanding performance without proper food intake?

Food and nutrition are as important for an athlete as a battery is for a laptop, fuel for a car, and the internet for downloading. Food provides the ingredients necessary for remarkable on-ice performance. Therefore, anyone who is training at an elite level can do so for an extended period of time only when the training and exercises are adequately backed with food rich in macronutrients. More »

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