The amount, composition and timing of food intake can have a profound impact on sport performance.
(IOC Consensus Conference)
Our sports nutritionists analyse, plan and personalise the nutritional strategies of the athletes in close collaboration with their coaches and closely correlated with the training regimen. The aim is to ensure that the diet is both suitable for sports, health and adapted to the preferences of the athletes in terms of taste.
This helps the athletes to:
- assure the optimal gains from their training program,
- enhance their recovery in-between sessions and competitions,
- achieve and maintain their optimal body weight,
- reduce the risk of injuries and illnesses,
- to have a high consistency in their competition performances.
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