“Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder and give more than anyone else” – Vince Lombardior (American football player)

Taking performance-enhancing supplements for an energy boost in order to fast-track muscle growth or to enhance performance seems to be the trend these days. However, we’d like to remind you of all the beneficial natural, (and tasty) food options you can include in your daily diet to give you extra endurance and strength you’re looking for to be able to hit that hockey ball and run that field!

Natural was the “THING” and still is!!

Did you know that in 776 B.C. Greek Olympians would eat dried figs and mushrooms before their Olympic games?

YUM! We don’t know about you but that sounds delicious! If a Greek Olympian ate these foods, you can be certain that there are a whole host of benefits for an athlete like you.

So what should I eat?

If you’re looking to improve your endurance try;

  • Oatmeal
  • Cherries
  • Kale
  • Milk
  • Bananas
  • Sweet potatoes

If you’re looking to improve your strength try;

  • Eggs
  • Greek yogurt
  • Tuna
  • Beans
  • Chick peas
  • Brown rice

Before a hockey game try;

  • Brown rice
  • Vegetables
  • Chicken

This all being said, if you are looking to seriously increase your performance it is advised that you speak to a nutritionist to get a personalised diet that best suits you. You can also learn these nutrition tips and more when registering for one of our players’ courses, designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to “up your game”.