• Game Food

      Maurer, Jaclyn; Houtkooper, Linda; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2005-07)
      This handout reviews pre-game meal planning tips for young athletes. It also provides example foods and tips of what and when to eat and drink.
    • Weight Gain Tips for Athletes

      Houtkooper, Linda; Maurer, Jaclyn; Mullins, Veronica; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-02)
      To gain weight, athletes need to consume more calories than they use. This weight gain will include water, fat, and protein in muscle. To limit the amount of fat gain and increase muscle gains, athletes need to use effective exercise training and nutrition programs.
    • Weight Loss Tips for Athletes

      Houtkooper, Linda; Maurer, Jaclyn; Mullins, Veronica; Nutritional Sciences (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2006-02)
      The only way to lose fat weight is to consume fewer calories than the body uses. Athletes who successfully lose weight learn how to apply this concept, while maintaining the energy levels required for training.