Dietary manipulation

  • Created by: Finpoppy1
  • Created on: 04-09-21 16:05

In order to optimise performance, top performers will plan what they eat and when they eat it to get the most advantages from their food. This is called "dietary manipulation".

Protein intake

Protain helps to maximise the repair of muscle tissue that may be broken down during explosive activity. Some performers also take in protein as soon as possible after exercise to increase protein synthesis and therefore muscle growth. This approach is ised by performers that work anaerobically, for example, sprinters, hammer throwers and power…


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