From training and competition to recovery plans, proper nutrition is important for both competitive and recreational athletes alike. Consuming a well-balanced diet enables your body to adjust to training, fuels your muscles for competition and ultimately helps you obtain optimal performance. With all the nutrition recommendations available online today, it can be difficult to separate the good information from the bad. That is why SIRC has compiled articles on caffeine and its effects on the body, advice on what to eat and when, recommendations for carbohydrate, fat and protein intake and some common nutrition beliefs you may be surprised to find aren't true.
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