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A Guide to Proper Nutrition for Football Players

Published : Dec 21, 2020 2 mins read Updated On : Sep 12, 2023

When it comes to sports, especially endurance sports it is important that an athlete takes utmost care of their nutrition. Speaking of footballers, they need to have a proper structure of their nutrition. A nutrition plan should be designed according to a player’s weight, height, body fat percentage, and position on the field. One thing all plans have in common is consistency. Selecting high-quality foods and being consistent with a diet all year-round provides a solid base that helps the players to give their 100%.

A Guide to Proper Nutrition for Football Players

Below we share a guide to proper nutrition for football players: 

Hydration is Key:

A Guide to Proper Nutrition for Football Players

Because football is an endurance sport, players need to make sure they are hydrated at all times. Dehydration can lead to degradation in their performance. Especially when the weather is hot and humid a player needs to take more electrolytes than what he or she takes on a regular basis. Fast&Up Reload is a hypotonic effervescent hydration supplement during a workout for instant hydration and electrolyte replenishment for your body with the right combination of electrolytes, antioxidants, carbohydrates, and vitamins. Available in the form of an effervescent tablet, this hydration supplement helps you to beat the heat, replenish electrolytes lost during sweat and recharge instantaneously while a player is playing. 

Protein- To Build and Repair:

Players need adequate protein to stimulate muscle protein synthesis, in a simpler way it means, protein is required to build muscle and also to repair muscle damage that occurs during training. Choosing lean, high-quality protein at meals, but also before and after every workout is important. Protein Supplements can be useful if it becomes difficult to get in the amount of protein needed or for game day and practice fueling. 

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Dipesh Sharma
Dipesh Sharma
Sports and Fitness

Dipesh Sharma is a sports freak, who loves All things Sports who loves to play cricket, badminton. He has been covering topics related to sporting events, news, sports nutrition. Apart from... Read More

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