Review and Imagine that you are the soccer player receiving this information from the consultant. Do you agree with the information provided? Why or why not? What specific information provided in your classmate’s post helped you to come to that decision?
I think it’s important for people to know how to make their metabolism work for them instead of against them. Most athletes such as yourself, already have fast metabolisms. As a result, it is vital that you fuel your body with food frequently throughout the day. Knowing that: eating small, frequent meals throughout the day will keep your metabolism fired up, and keep you ready to perform at your best. Having different energy sources powering your body will take you to the next level. Fat, protein and carbohydrates contribute to the power supply your body needs. Carbohydrates are the main nutrient that fuels exercise of a moderate to high intensity. Carbohydrates are the most important in ensuring optional storage of carbs in your body, which will fuel your body for exercise and support performance in both the endurance and strength training. While fat can fuel low intensity exercise for long periods of time, fat metabolism resets your body back to burning fat as fuel. Your body prefers to metabolize fat at your peak performance. Proteins are composed of chains of molecules called amino acids that play an important role in the building, maintenance, and repair of the tissues of the body, including