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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part A

Essentiality of balanced diet and its impact on performance of a sportsman

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Yashwant Kalepwar
ABSTRACT:
A number of factors contribute to success in sport, and diet is a key component. An athlete’s dietary requirements depend on several aspects, including the sport, the athlete’s goals, the environment, and practical issues. The importance of individualized dietary advice has been increasingly recognized, including day-to-day dietary advice and specific advice before, during, and after training and/or competition. Athletes use a range of dietary strategies to improve performance, with maximizing glycogen stores a key strategy for many.
Carbohydrate intake during exercise maintains high levels of carbohydrate oxidation, prevents hypoglycemia, and has a positive effect on the central nervous system. Recent research has focused on athletes training with low carbohydrate availability to enhance metabolic adaptations, but whether this leads to an improvement in performance is unclear.
Pages: 23-26  |  287 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Yashwant Kalepwar. Essentiality of balanced diet and its impact on performance of a sportsman. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(2): 23-26.
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