Fitter, Faster, Fantastic!

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How can I take better care of myself?

Fitter, Faster, Fantastic!

Your health is not just important to your success as an athlete, it is the number one most important thing you need to be conscious of and work hard at keeping fit. To be “fit” in terms of you health – learn about nutrition and eat 70% of your diet in carbohydrates and most of your protein after working out.

If your team has or can get a nutritionist to talk to athletes, use that resource. Masseurs are expensive, but worth every penny. If your track and field team does not have a masseur, learn how to massage your own self with a foam roller. The health and performance benefits of massages, especially for injury prevention, are innumerable.



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