Nutrition is the gas to your body's engine and it can be your friend or foe when it is time to go after your goal performance. The right nutritional approach can set you up for big-time improvement. The wrong approach can leave you feeling achy, lacking recovery, and questioning if your goals are really attainable.
Let's look at three critical pieces to eating like an athlete.
Yes, you have an athletic goal but you also want the athletic body that comes with the process! It is no surprise that the ESPN Body Issue captivates millions of viewers each year. The bodies of athletes are mesmerizing for what they can do and how they look.
As a coach, I am worried about helping your body move more freely, minimizing pain, and managing injury risks. From there, I aim to help you achieve a new level of performance measures (ex. strength, hydrogen ion buffering, power, etc.). With these newly developed levels of performance, you can go out and accomplish new feats or better performances in your goal endeavors.
You have worked extremely hard on your conditioning. Whether it manifests in your ability to hold a lower base interval, complete a difficult hike, or play with your grandkids for an hour without being gassed, conditioning is important.
Right now, you might be experiencing a bit of panic, as your normal means of conditioning has gone out the window. Pools have closed. Parks are off-limits. Beaches are (supposed to be) ghost towns. You might think all is lost when it comes to maintaining your conditioning.
Coach Bo's blog
Here you will find posts about the topics that come up during the journey to your best performance!