Sports Nutrition Can Fuel You Up For Fitness in Monroe Township, NJ
Whether you are a competitive athlete, someone who works out regularly at a gym, or currently taking steps to become more physically active, sports nutrition – what you eat and drink – can affect your performance. The doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) at Advanced Health and Wellness Center of New Jersey near Monroe Township, NJ, can help you navigate the world of sports nutrition, which is fraught with misinformation. If you’re trying to sort out the conflicting advice you’re receiving from friends, coaches, magazines, and the internet, we can help.
As an athlete, you naturally want to perform at your best, regardless of your age or activity level. Sports nutrition is a key component of any plan designed to achieve specific health and performance goals. At Advanced Health and Wellness Center of New Jersey, we can provide the individualized advice and guidance you need to achieve your unique objectives.
During a one-on-one consultation with an experienced dietitian at our state-of-the-art wellness center, you‘ll learn about your body’s nutritional requirements and how you can meet them through everyday eating. We’ll discuss your specific sports and nutrition goals, evaluate your current eating habits, recommend ways to optimize your nutrition, and help you explore many aspects of sports nutrition, including:
- The important roles of protein, carbohydrates, and dietary fat
- The amount of calcium your body needs
- Whether you are getting enough iron
- Whether dietary supplements can help you increase your muscle mass or improve your performance
- Whether it is possible to be a vegetarian and still be a powerful athlete
- The amount of water and other fluids your body needs
With proper sports nutrition, you can get more out of each workout, recover more quickly, achieve and maintain an optimal body weight, rehabilitate injuries, and reduce pain. Ultimately, our goal is to help you create a customized program that will enhance your health, fitness, and performance over the long run.
If you’d like to receive personalized sports nutrition counseling, contact us to request an appointment at our centrally located office, which is easy to get to from Monroe Township, NJ.