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Dairy and Sport

Dairy and Sport

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Dairy and Sport

Dairy and Sport Introduction

Dairy and Sport Introduction

An understanding of nutrition and how it affects sports performance is vital in order to get the most out of your sport, at every level. Good nutrition and physical activity go hand in hand.

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Dairy boost Young Athletes

Dairy boost young athletes

Sport is for everyone, not just elite athletes. It plays a role in the lives of many school children and teenagers. Athletes and sportspeople can benefit from the nutrients in dairy,

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Dietary Tips for the Athlete

Dietary Tips for the Athlete

Milk and other dairy products will give athletes a cutting edge in a single product. In this section find good tips to help improve sports’ performance.

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Get Started with the Basics

Get Started with the Basics

Athletes’ diets can make a difference to the success of their training programmes. The food an athlete eats fulfils different functions in the body.

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More about Protein Power

More about Protein Power

Protein is powerful and supplies building blocks for growth, repair and maintenance. It also plays a vital role in supporting the immune system, helps to make hormones and transports nutrients.

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Hype about Hydration

Hype about Hydration

Water is essential as it serves as a medium in which all chemical reactions in the body take place. It also makes up an essential part of the cell fluid, control electrolyte balance, protection to key tissues and more.

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The Art of Recovery After Sport

The Art of Recovery After Sport

Optimal nutritional recovery maintains energy levels and limits tissue breakdown, especially during high training loads. One of the key components to support the body for optimal recovery is the timely intake of nutrients.

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Frequently asked Questions for Athletes

Frequently asked Questions for Athletes

Answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding sport nutrition and training. Find out how dairy can be used before, during and after training, as well as answered questions on supplements.

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Glossary and References

Glossary and References

Find the meanings of commonly used terms as well as all the scientific references utilised in compiling the sports section.

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 Downloads

Rediscover the nutrients in dairy

Want to know more information, in a printable format? Here you will find all downloads relating to sport

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