My old weight lifting coach, from my days as a weight room supervisor at BYU Hawaii, Evan Nakachi taught me four keys needed in every conditioning program. The four keys are (1) proper training, (2) proper nutrition, (3) proper rest and recovery, and (4) staying injury free. A training program that does not take all four of these areas into consideration is incomplete. Not just an athlete but any person engaging in a regular program of exercise will never be able to reach their full potential without addressing each of these four areas.
Tagged: Performance Nutrition
This is the first in a series of articles I am writing on the topic of performance nutrition. Unfortunately, when this topic comes up most people think of the latest supplement, “super” food, or herbal product being marketed through the media, (I will address this topic in the future); most people completely forget to look at the most basic fundamental component of sustaining quality performance and energy, blood sugar. How well you can keep your blood sugar stable and consistent will greatly influence how well you perform, how you feel, and how much fat you will store.
Let’s get started with some basics. I’m talking about sugar. Give me some baby.