Athletes and Sports Nutrition
Whether you are an amateur or elite athlete, monitoring your nutritional intake and making changes can help both your performance and wellbeing.
Factors such as your fluid intake and hydration, your energy and micronutrient requirements can all benefit from a nutritional review with a Dietitian.
Equally, if you have had a history of body image concerns, disordered eating or eating disorders, a Sports Dietitian who has addiitonal expertise in these areas can also help a lot!
How can a Dietitian help?
A Dietitian can specifically help by helping to assess your current dietary intake, any health concerns you might have and of course, discussing your training and competition regimens. Following this they can help you to determine a nutritional plan that suits your lifestyle and sports discipline and overall performance.
Have further questions?
Search for a Dietitian in your local area to discuss your needs further
Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA)
The SDA provide useful sports nutrition information and can help you find a local Accredited Sports Dietitian. www.sportsdietitians.com.au
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)
The AIS have a variety of fact sheets on nutritional issues for specific sports. www.ausport.gov.au/ais/nutrition