5 Tips to Avoid Illness during higher training periods
1) Refuel. Your muscles and immune system are competing for nutrients after exercise, so make sure you're refuelling with proper carbohydrates and protein, especially after a really hard workout.
2) Fruits and vegetables. Make sure you're eating a balanced diet, including lots of fruits and vegetables.
3) Supplements. Eating foods that are high in nutrients is ideal, but supplements can help ensure you’re getting what you need to keep yourself healthy during training or periods of high stress. Many athletes take L-glutamine, and an antioxidant supplement that containis vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene.
4) Hygiene. Wash your hands and avoid touching your eyes, especially during the first hour after exercising.
5) Sleep. Make sure to get extra rest and sleep after periods of really hard training or competitions.
The information and advice provided in this program is intended to assist you with improving your performance, as well as your general health. It is intended to compliment your training plan and not instead of guidance from your coach. It should also not be used in place of advice from a doctor or for treatment or diagnosis of any specific health issue. By participating in this program you assume any risks, and that you release Impactic Sport from any responsibility or claim relating to such participation.