What is sports nutrition?

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What is sports nutrition?

  • Sports nutrition

Sports nutrition aims at providing the appropriate diet and nutrition to an athlete so that his/her athletic performance can be enhanced. Providing the correct and the required amount of nutrition to a sportsperson is the essential component in improving his/her performance in sports. Nutrition is the key element in most of the sports training regimes, weightlifting, bodybuilding, and endurance sports like cycling, swimming, and rowing. Sports nutrition deals with the study of the type as well as the quantity of food and fluids that should be consumed by a sportsperson. Many factors such as gender, height, weight, body mass index, and the type of workout influence the nutrition requirement of a sports person.