body composition

CARBOHYDRATES, ATHLETES AND WEIGHT LOSS

CARBOHYDRATES, ATHLETES AND WEIGHT LOSS

Carbohydrates are the main fuel source for an athlete during training, so this macronutrient should not be avoided when trying to lose weight.

Diet Composition for Muscle Gain

Diet Composition for Muscle Gain

To gain muscle mass, athletes should eat ~30% of their total calories from protein. It is also important the athlete is in positive energy balance and consumes additional calories from fat and carbohydrate.