7 Nutrition Tips to Fuel Your Workout and Achieve Fitness Goals (Women Fitness)
Posted: May 01, 2023 in In the News
This article originally appeared in Women Fitness Magazine on May 1, 2023.
7 Nutrition Tips to Fuel Your Workout and Achieve Fitness Goals
7 Nutrition Tips to Fuel Your Workout and Achieve Fitness Goals : Are you ready to elevate your fitness game and achieve your goals faster? Dive into our comprehensive guide that uncovers seven nutrition secrets to fuel your workouts and help you reach peak performance. Nutrition and exercise go hand in hand, and mastering the delicate balance between the two is essential to unlock your body’s full potential.
Here’s an eye-opening fact: according to a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, proper nutrition can enhance your exercise performance, its outcome and facilitate recovery. Discover how these tips can revolutionize your fitness journey and propel you toward your ultimate fitness goals.
Hydration: The Liquid Lifeline to Peak Performance
Water is the elixir of life, and maintaining optimal hydration levels is essential for your overall health and boost your exercise performance. Dehydration can lead to fatigue, impaired coordination, and decreased endurance, all of which can hinder your workout. To stay adequately hydrated, drink water throughout the day, and consume additional fluids before, during, and after exercise. The American Council on Exercise recommends drinking 17-20 ounces of water 2-3 hours before exercising, 7-10 ounces every 10-20 minutes during exercise, and 16-24 ounces for every pound of body weight lost after exercise.
As for sports drinks, they can be helpful during long or high-intensity workouts, providing essential electrolytes and carbohydrates. However, water remains the ideal choice for regular hydration for most people.
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