Category Archives: Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition is nutrition designed to help in human performance

Are you getting enough sleep?

  Did you know that in addition to physical conditioning and conscious eating, sleep plays a major role in athletic performance and competitive results? Some research suggests that sleep deprivation increases levels of stress hormone, cortisol. It is known to decrease the production of carbohydrates and glycogen storage for energy use during physical activity. In short, less sleep increases the… Read more »

How Dark chocolate can help you boost your performance??

  DARK CHOCOLATE = BEETROOT JUICE???   Athletes are always asked to stay away from chocolates in order to maintain their body fat percent in the optimum range & avoid excess caloric load. The chocolate generally sums up as a cheat meal. Here’s some good news for all you chocolate lovers – Latest research published by the Journal of International… Read more »

Post workout nutrition ~Window of opportunity

  Regardless of the mode of exercise, post-exercise nutrition should be given importance in order to provide the muscle with the raw materials it needs. As all types of exercise use carbohydrates for energy, muscle carbohydrate depletion is inevitable. Therefore a post-workout meal high in carbohydrates is required to refill muscle carbohydrate/energy stores. However any amount of carbohydrates will not… Read more »

Nutrition Seminar for Cricketers

Nutrition fact – Did you know that a glass of beetroot juice taken 2 to 3 hours before practice regularly can boost endurance by up to19%? Most athletes remain unaware of the best foods they can take to fuel themselves precisely for their sport. In an extremely demanding sport like Cricket, players need to remain in their top form for… Read more »

The Best Top 30 Foods For Runners

  Running will cause you to burn some extra calories. Check out the video by Ryan Fernando,celebrity Sports Nutritionist, to know the Best Top 30 Foods For Runners. Log OFF. Shut down. GO RUN!! While the above article guides you to eating healthier, there is no substitute for customized professional advice given by a qualified nutritionist. We urge you to… Read more »

Beat The Heat!! With These Cool Drinks

As the summers set in,  people are more prone to risk of getting dehydrated. Also excessive sweating can lead to loss of not only water but electrolytes like sodium,potassium and chloride. And just plain water might not do the trick of replenishing the salts. Here’s a list of drinks for you to relish this summer: 1.Coconut water: Coconut water is  the… Read more »

Health Benefits Of Ginger

Packed with abundance of nutrients and bioactive compounds, it provides various health benefits to the body. Gingerol, an active ingredient in ginger is full of powerful medicinal properties. Following are list of health benefits provided by ginger: Relieves Nausea:  Ginger is effective in preventing pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness, sea sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery and morning sickness. Reduces Muscle… Read more »

Noting Helps in Controlling !!

Keeping a food diary is one of the best ways to mange your eating habits. It lets you give a sneak peak of when you ate  a highly calories dense meal and when you attempted to eat healthy. When a person tracks his own eating habits it helps in self evaluating. It might seem like a task at the beginning… Read more »

Healthy Snacking Options for Sportsmen

  As athletes we are sure you are aware of what foods to choose Pre or Post your Training sessions. You are always confused with what to choose as in between snacks so as to have the perfect mix of carbs, protein & fat along with other vitamins & minerals. Not choosing the correct alternate may lead to hampering your… Read more »