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Sports Nutrition Quotations

"I wasn't feeling well in the first half. I felt down, man. I had three slices of pizza before the game and the food took me down."
- Leroy Loggins, basketballer with the Brisbane Bullets after 1986 semi-final

"It used to be standard practice that the pre-match meal consisted of egg, steak and chicken. But I talked them into changing to complex carbohydrates. So now they will sup on porridge, pasta or rice."
- Craig Johnston, Liverpool Football Club, 1989

"The more glycogen, the further and faster the player ran"
- Kirkendall (Effects of Nutrition on Performance in Soccer)

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Sports Nutrition Extra

Athlete nutrition isn't just about weight loss. It is important to fuel the body optimally before, during and after exercise, as well as to stay hydrated. Supplements may also be required.

Weight Loss Extra

There are no simple answers. You should keep a healthy weight, consider one of these diets, though exercise is also important.

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