With the expansion of professional sports franchises and the increasing number of Olympic sports, the participation of elite athletes today is on the rise. Healthful nutrition is important throughout the life span, because suboptimal nutritional status may impair training and sportive performance. Appropriate nutrition during training is one of the key elements for success in a competition. Increased energy expenditure during training needs the enhancement of caloric intake to maintain body weight, and an addition of 500 to 1,000 calories or more per ...

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