Hockey Fuel

Aug 26, 2021 10:02 PM
Scott Morello

Many hockey games are a battle shift-after-shift, buzzer-to-buzzer.  Your athlete's endurance comes down to more than just practices - it also includes their nutrition choices throughout the day. Busy days of school, homework, practice, then bed tend to make it a grab whatever you can moment to satisfy your hunger, but they do little to fuel your athlete's body.

Here are a couple of articles from USA Hockey on how to put energy in the tank to keep players going strong:

Nutrition 101

Not All Calories Are Created Equal – Are You Meeting Your Needs?

Energy Availability and the Female Athlete

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