Nutrition

Quick and easy nutrition plan


QUICK AND EASY NUTRITION PLAN
Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the world, which requires rapid footwork, quick reflexes, agility, resilience, craftsmanship, speed in conjunction with superb conditioning.  The anaerobic energy system is relied upon heavily during high intensity intermittent bursts of energy expenditure.  The aerobic energy system is required throughout longer rallies and during periods of recovery

A Training Diet
Badminton players should aim to have a healthy balanced diet consisting of:

  • Vegetables and legumes
  • Fruits
  • Wholegrain bread & pasta, brown rice, noodles, wholegrain cereals, new potatoes with the skin
  • Low Fat dairy products – Milk, yoghurt and cheese
  • Protein rich foods – Lean meat, fish, poultry, eggs, tofu and pulses
  • Healthy fats – Olive oil, nuts, seeds and avocado
  • Lot of water