Sports nutrition guide

25 May 2016
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Whether you’re doing a casual workout or competing in a sports event, eating well is really important in helping you achieve your personal goals. But that’s not all. As well as providing you with enough energy to fuel your efforts, good nutrition also helps you recover afterwards. 

So what foods should you eat, and when’s best to eat them? We’ve put together some top tips to help support you in your exercise routine or competition.

Here’s a taster below of pre- and post-exercise snacks and meals.

For more information, you can also download the Sports nutrition plan (PDF, 3.34 MB).

An infographic showing a range of pre- and post-exercise snacks and meals

Even healthy people become unwell sometimes. Health insurance can help you get prompt access to the treatment and support you need to help you get back on the road to recovery. Learn more with our useful guide to understanding health insurance.

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