Nutrition/Meal Plans

Nutrition

It will be very important to fuel your body correctly throughout the summer. I will be providing sample meal plans and a list of foods to help you custom your own eating habits.

The 90/10 mindset: You eat nourishing foods—fruits, vegetables, animal and/or plant-based proteins, high fiber grains, fish, fats, etc.—most, or about 90%, of the time.

The remaining 10% gives you room to enjoy a drink, dessert, mid-afternoon treat, or whatever your vice of choice may be.

Hydration is important for any athlete, but can be especially important for soccer players who are competing outdoors in the heat.

A good rule of thumb for athletes is to divide their body weight in half and drink at least an ounce per pound of body weight throughout a typical day