Michelle Newton is a contributor to North Shore News
Game-day nutrition planning can contribute to better results.
Spring training is well underway for many teams and athletes on the North Shore.
Having trained hard through the winter months, they're strong and their skills are developed, but have they considered their nutrition requirements and how these will affect their game? Too often I've seen athletes run out of steam or teams fade in the last minute of games due to improper hydration or nutrition, an occurrence that can 0be avoided. When followed, a game-day nutrition plan will elevate athletes' performance and provide them with enough fuel to finish the game strong. Whether you're an endurance athlete or a sprinter, the same rules apply: the muscles require proper fuel to fire properly and get the job done. Without the right balance, athletes can't perform at their peak level.
A few simple rules apply in sport nutrition, and when implemented will leave athletes energized, stronger than their competition and able to recover quickly for their next event. Read the full article at: http://www.nsnews.com/living/health-wellness/power-your-performance-1.1800763#sthash.Jb7JRMjJ.dpuf
Michelle Newton is a contributor in Impact Magazine
Turn performance anxiety into positive energy
Do you perform well during training or practice but choke in competition? Pre-race jitters are common among athletes. Whether you are a newcomer to your sport or a seasoned veteran, this phenomenon can get the better of you.
Sometimes referred to as choking, it will inevitably diminish your ability to perform at your best. Athletes choke on game day because they have an audience or they have extremely high expectations of their success. The way in which the athlete talks to them self and how they interpret their situation will either add to, or reduce, their anxiety. Read the Full Article in Impact Magazine
by Michelle Newton
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