Performance Recipes for Athletes on Planet Eat
Join Chef Rachel Muse in her exclusive series teaching you the tricks behind performance cooking. With 20 years’ experience as performance chef, she specialises in creating healthy, nutrient and energy packed meals to help athletes perform their best!
In this masterclass, she will teach you some of her winning performance recipes and what makes them great for athletes. So, if you’re looking to learn more about nutritious meals to keep you at the top of your game whatever your sport, Planet Eat have got you covered.
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Ultimate Performance Recipes in our Series
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Frequently Asked Questions about our Performance Recipes for Athletes
What are the best meals a training athlete can have?
For a training athlete it’s vital to be able to push themselves for an edge on the competition. Therefore, it’s important to ensure you’re eating balanced meals to guarantee optimum performance.
As a beginner, make sure you equally target the main food groups. Carbohydrates, Fat, Protein, Fruits and Vegetables. Some of the best foods to add to your list from these are:
- Wholegrain breads, rice, pastas and quinoa
- Grilled chicken, turkey or fish or lean beef and pork.
- Avocado, broccoli, spinach, sweet and white potatoes.
- Peanut butter, nuts and seeds
And many more.
Are protein shakes a good meal alternative?
When training it’s vital to ensure you are fully hydrated. While protein shakes may sound like a good drink or meal alternative, water and a solid meal is the best option. Protein shakes are explicitly not meant to replace a meal, they’re meant to aid your protein intake when being active.
What do elite athletes eat?
An athlete’s diet is one of the most important parts of their career. When consuming the right foods, they can train and compete effectively.
Often choosing energy-packed foods, rich in carbs and protein, with Olympic athletes consuming up to 1,500 -3,000 calories a day to aid their performance. Some of the key foods elite athletes consume include:
- Wholegrain breads, rice, pastas.
- Boiled eggs and omelettes.
- A variety of starchy vegetables such as white and sweet potatoes.
- Leafy greens, avocados, broccoli, spinach, and kale.
- Grilled chicken and fish, lean beef, and pork.
- A variety of fruits including apple or banana slices and peanut butter.
And much more.
Learn how to start cooking to enhance your performance. Forget pre-packaged food subscriptions or readymade fitness meals, with Chef Rachel Muse’s exclusive masterclass ‘Performance Cooking’ on Planet Eat.
Start cooking with confidence. Make your culinary development easy, with our easy-to-follow online recipes from the comfort of your own home so you can get back to training.
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