6 diet tips to get more from your training

17 January 2021

Dancing requires a good amount of energy along with an enduring use of muscles. If you are training or doing your Sleek workouts 3 or more days a week It is important to make sure you are eating properly to sustain your energy levels, improve your endurance and recover quickly. A well-balanced diet and fewer toxins also help boost our mood so try these six tips below (and accompanying workout) to help you keep your dancing body and mind in tip-top shape!


Load Up on Greens


If you want more nutrients in a concentrated form, then there is no better source than leafy greens. These types of vegetables, such as arugula, kale and spinach, are incredible resources that are also low in calories and can be added to a variety of different foods. You can use them raw to make a delicious salad, cook them into an omelet or any savory meal, or even blend them into a smoothie. They are an easy way to add a variety of nutrients to your regular diet.


Eat Fewer Lectins


Lectins are an ingredient found in many foods, and in large quantities, they can be potentially harmful. Too many lectins in your diet can result in less curbing of your appetite, which can eventually lead to overeating and weight gain. However, it is easy to find products now without lectins that are still delicious, such as lectin-free pasta.


Healthy Proteins


Protein is a great source of long term energy that is essential for muscle growth and strength. Eating fatty fish, such as salmon, will ensure you also benefit from the omega threes and sixes that they offer. If you are not a huge advocate of meat, there are many other sources of protein that you can utilize as substitutes. Getting enough protein in your diet is essential for your body to work and repair itself.


Increase Antioxidants


Antioxidants are vital for enhancing the ability of the immune system to fight disease, as well as lowering inflammation in the joints and muscles. You can get more antioxidants in your diet through a supplement or simply by incorporating antioxidant-rich foods. Many types of berries, as well as leafy greens, are high in antioxidants, making them nutritionally beneficial on many different levels.


Eat Regular Meals and Snacks

 


To keep your metabolism active and working at its best, you need to be eating regularly and often. Try eating smaller meals throughout the day, and healthy snacks in between, so that you do not overindulge or give in to empty-calorie cravings. Always have healthy options available on hand. This way, you are less likely to buy vending machine junk food to fill the gap


Take a Multivitamin Every Day


If you are unsure of what you are deficient in, or you just need an extra boost of nutrients, try taking a daily multivitamin. This provides a concentrated, dense amount of nutrients that may be beneficial if you are not always able to eat your best or you are feeling under the weather.


Incorporating these tips will help you formulate a meal plan that keeps you energized fit and Sleeking strong into 2021

 

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