Don’t Just Eat Up; Take Note of These 7 Healthy Eating Habits for Competitors from Ohio State Sports Dietitian Jackie Buell
1.Eat throughout the day to maximize energy.
2.Include plenty of carbohydrates in the diet.
3.Eat the right amount of protein for your goals.
4.Know what sort of pre-event meal works best for you by practicing on non-competition days.
5.Drink plenty of fluids throughout the day, every day.
6.Plan for great recovery after any type of practice or event by having the proper snacks or meals available.
7.Know your body and plan to meet your goals.
Your diet and the type of food you consume can affect your athletic performance either positively or negatively. A Sports Dietitian can help; learn more by searching “Sports Nutrition” at go.osu.edu/machine or call to schedule an appointment at 614-293-3600.