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Nutritional Guidelines for Preparing for Fitness Testing

by dietitian Clare Wood

To maximize your fitness test performance, you need to ensure your body is adequately prepared physically, nutritionally and mentally. Your nutritional state can affect your performance in many ways. There are a few things you can do to make sure you are ready to perform at your peak, and ensure that the fitness testing reflects your true ability.

The food and drinks you consume before testing can influence the following;

Nutrition Tips to Consider:

The day before the testing

The day of testing

don't strain too much in your warm-upwatch what you eat before testing day

During the testing session

Aim to follow the same guidelines each and every time you do testing sessions, to ensure your results are comparable. Happy fueling and Good luck!


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