London Olympics 2012 – A Great Time To Talk Sports Dietetics!!

With the Olympics being on lately, we’ve seen that Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA) have been putting it out there on Twitter!! And we’ve loved it!!! So what have they been talking about? Here we quote their tweets and give you the links to their fact sheets……

INCREASING MUSCLE MASS

On 6th August, SDA tweeted: “And it’s the #Aussie Sharks in the #waterpolo! A larger body mass is a crucial element in defence #learnfromthebest

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/content/2567/IncreasingMuscleMass/

RECOVERY NUTRITION

On 6th August, SDA tweeted: “@aussieboomers about to take on Russia: let’s hope their nutrition recovery pays off! Here’s how you can too”

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/Recovery/

HYDRATION

On 5th August, SDA tweeted: “#Tabletennis semi’s tonight – if you think #nutrition isn’t important, think again! Hydration is key to concentration”

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/content/2546/FluidsinSport/

IRON DEPLETION IN ATHLETES

ON 5TH August, SDA tweeted: “Inspired by #women in #athletics? If you are a female athlete, keep your iron stores in check”

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/content/506/IronDepletioninAthletes/

EATING & DRINKING BEFORE SPORT

On 5th August, SDA tweeted: “The #Opals are about to face the girls from Canada! Hope they listened to their #sportsdietitians and fuelled well!”

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/content/2575/EatingDrinkingBeforeSport/

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