Nutrition for athletic girls is a source of confidence!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi March 01, 2018 1 min read

March is National Nutrition Month and we’d like to share tips on good nutrition for girl athletes.  Balance is key. It is important to include lean protein, nutrient rich carbohydrates (whole grain, non GMO if possible), low-fat dairy, fruits, and vegetables in an athlete’s diet. It is essential to be properly hydrated, so drink your water throughout the day! Some folks say 1/2 your body weight in ounces – shoot for at least eight glasses.

To prep for a game, start out with a hearty breakfast rich in carbohydrates to keep your energy up, move on to a balanced lunch containing protein vegi, carbohydrate combination, spread out protein consumption throughout the day, try to avoid bad fatty foods (eat the good ones like avocado), and eat your last meal two to three hours before game time to be sure you have digested it. For our recommendations for post-game recovery foods check out our guide here!

Join the conversation and leave us a comment on what food routine works for you.

(photo source: mountain-bike-world)



Also in Sideline Chatter: Girls Sports and More!

Product Spotlight: Cold Weather Long Sleeve Tee
Product Spotlight: Cold Weather Long Sleeve Tee

by MaryAnne Gucciardi October 26, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Our Cold Weather Long Sleeve Tee is a high performance thermal base layer with a great fit, tagless comfort, and a sustainable footprint. Click to learn more about this awesome fall/winter essential.
How Dragonwing Girls Get Ready For Fall Sports In The Winter
How Dragonwing Girls Get Ready For Fall Sports In The Winter

by MaryAnne Gucciardi October 12, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some school districts have opted to push back fall sports to the winter months, and we're here to help autumn athletes get ready for an unseasonably cold sports season.
Product Spotlight: The Racer Seamless Sports Bra
Product Spotlight: The Racer Seamless Sports Bra

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 28, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Here's the rundown on our Racer Seamless Sports bra. In this article we talk about what makes this sports bra so special and talk about its softness, support and sustainability!

Sign up for our Newsletter