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NUTRITION & RECOVERY

Nutrition is one of the major factors that influence the body’s ability to perform athletically, and also to recover.  To perform at their best, our athletes need to be well fuelled.  This means eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet on a daily basis, preparing for training sessions and recovery through consumption of the right foods and fluids.

 

SWAS Sports Dietician and Nutritionist

Ilana Jorgansen from EatFit Nutrition

EatFit Nutrition provides professional sports nutrition advice and services in the Warrnambool area by qualified Dietitian Ilana Jorgensen. Ilana is a Sports Dietitian, Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), and ISAK Level 1 Anthropometrist, with a special interest in sports nutrition.

Recovery

Recovery after training and competition allows athletes to return to their normal physiological and psychological state as rapidly as possible. This is employed so that performance in the next competition or training session will not be unduly compromised by muscle soreness and/or fatigue. 

 

There are a number of ways to enhance recovery including:

  • Sleep and rest

  • Nutrition

  • Warm-down

  • Stretching

  • Massage

  • Compression garments

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Travel strategies

Nutrition & Recovery: About
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