High School Wrestlers

High School WrestlersThe goals of nutritional care for young athletes are simple and straightforward.

*Athletes need to be hydrated during periods of active training and competition.

*Youth and adolescent athletes need enough calories to meet growth and development needs and extra needs from the physical activity.

*Nutrients should be supplied from food.

*Young athletes need to learn sound nutritional practices that will endure a lifetime.

Resources from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension:

Nutrition and the Athlete. General Guidelines, Pre- and Post-Game Advice

Nutrition and the Athlete. Weight Control for Wrestlers

Nutrition and the Athlete. Fueling Your Sport

Nutrition and the Athlete. Fluid Replacement

Nutrition and the Athlete. Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

30 MyPyramid Steps to a Healthier You

Food/Physical Activity Connection


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