Debunking popular Nutrition Myths Q&A's
Let’s Clear up some popular nutrition myths.Athletes require supplements?FALSE; supplements are only required to supplement nutrition intake when the diet does not meet daily recommendations.Thermogenic supplements are fat burning?FALSE; Thermogenesis raises body temperatures making it easier to expand energy. fluid weight lost is restored upon your next drink and meal unless a deficit is maintained.Protein makes you strong?FALSE; protein is required to repair muscle tissue, it does not build muscle itself.What you eat around training/events doesn’t matter?FALSE; what you eat before and during an event will affect your performance. What you eat post events will effect your recovery.We need fluids when we are thirsty?FALSE; we need a constant supply of fluid replacement. We need water long before we feel thirsty.Bodyweight is most important?FALSE; body composition is more important, muscle ways more than fat.We need carbs Pre workout?FALSE; muscles are able to store 2X as much glycogen immediately post workout compared to any other time of the day.
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