Being a professional footballer requires a lot more than knowing how to make great passes, scoring goals or making sweet tackles. To be a professional footballer, you must take care of your body through proper resting, proper exercise and a proper diet. Forming and repairing the muscles required for this highly active sport is critical. A footballers diet consists of lots of protein which is found in Milk, Chicken, meat and ham and nuts and other beans and vegetables. Protein is very important in helping muscles repair themselves. Foods such as potatoes are high in starch and are good for a healthy diet and add to your glycogen stores. As your body digests food, it breaks down the carbohydrates and turns them into glucose also known as blood sugar. Glucose is the fuel of the cells in your body. A footballers diet also consists of high nutritional whole foods. Eggs, Cheese, nuts, Avocados are a great source of high calorie and healthy fat foods. A footballer’s diet is as important as his skills on the field. Diet is the key to form. Isn’t it?
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