Fitness | Nutrition | Nov 23 2015

4 Steps to a balanced diet

Nutritionist Robert Seaborne outlines the key building blocks of a balanced diet for athletes
Balanced diet illustration
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FOOD can generally be split into four different categories – protein, carbohydrates, fats and vitamins/minerals. These nutrients help to refuel, repair, prepare, stimulate and protect your body from and for competition. It is therefore vital that athletes consume a wide variety of these nutrients. However, as boxers, do we need to go one step further? Lets discuss….

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Robert Seaborne BSc (Hons), MS