To reach your destiny as a basketball player, you must do more than just develop on the court. This section targets educating, inspiring and empowering basketball players to understand the Major Keys needed to ensure they reach their basketball destiny. The keys to compliment your on-court development include; nutrition, recovery, basketball-specific strength, agility and conditioning, athletic supplements and most important of all friends and family to enjoy the journey with.
It is my pleasure to assist with counseling and providing healthy and nutritional advice to you, in preparation for reaching your basketball destiny. Enclosed is a 48-hour Pre-Game Preparation plan that you can apply as you lead up to your game days. This is a NBA Nutritional approach that involves balancing your diet for peak performance leading up to tip off.
Beginning 48 hours prior t tip-off you will be fueling your Athletic body for Peak Performance, the Pre-Game objective for Game Day Performance is to enter into the the game with your body nutritionally balanced while carrying the least amount of mass or food content. This will insure you to be light on your feet, and able to withstand the intense cardiovascular activity that you will endure at the during competition. The 48 hours prior to tip-off are crucial to performing at the highest level on game day.
It has been my culinary philosophy with some of the greatest athletes on the planet, to send them into Athletic Competition with the highest margin of success, and competing with an Nutritional Edge over their opponents.
Balanced with proper hydration and rest, here are my meal recommendations.
Two days before game day:
Today should be your heaviest meals over the next three days, I recommend Heavy Carbohydrates Pasta no cream sauces, a good amount of Starches like Rice, or Potatoes, accompanied with Animal Proteins like Chicken, Turkey, Salmon, Shrimp, and lastly Beef Steak, no more than 8-10 ounces, I recommend all of the proteins be Baked, Broiled, or Pan Seared.
Complete your meals by 8:00 pm
One day before game day:
Today I recommend beginning your day with 16-20 ounce Protein Smoothie, a Lunch Salad with 4-6 ounces of Animal Protein like Chicken, Turkey, or Lean Sliced Beef, with a vinaigrette Dressing.
Dinner I recommend 4-6 ounces of fish with Brown Rice, steamed or sautÃed Green Vegetables, and plenty of water to complete the meal.
Complete your meals by 7:00 pm
Game day breakfast: no Cholesterol Egg breakfast with Fresh fruit
Pre-game lunch: High Protein Lunch Salad
Post-Game Meal: this is probably the most important meal of Game Day! After the rigorous game, your body now needs to replenish and restore the nutrients burned off, it's important to intake a High Carbohydrate meal with protein to reboot your system in preparation.
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Ready Fit Go healthy foods is a partner of Nick Graham and A N' A. Through thier partnership they strive to educate athletes and provide them with efficient and cost effective, healthy meals.
All of Ready Fit Go's meals are delicious-fresh made meals that are nutritionally balanced. They are prepared with all natural ingredients, no added sodium or sugar and are gluten free. Ready Fit Go's are located all throughout the metro Denver area.
Steve has worked with many world-class athletes including; Justin Gray, Aaron Roundtree, Arnold Vanopstal, Alfred Payton and Chris Paul.
Steve Frazier will provide weekly basketball specific training tips. Steve assists two-time Olympian, Nabie Fofanah in training Chris Paul in the off - season. Steve is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he is the head strength coach for D1 Sports Training.
RX Sports Recovery is partnered with Nick Graham and A N' A to equip competitive basketball players with the same sports recovery methods that are used by the majority of NBA players.
RX Sports Recovery will frequently provide practical sports recovery updates on this section so be sure frequently check for updates!
Sports Recovery provides athletes of all sports and experience levels with recovery tools and techniques to optimize training, maximize performance and minimize injury. Recovery allows athletes to reach peak performance by taking care of their bodies by properly recovering after pushing themselves to the limit. Athletes who make recovery a part of their schedule can increase endurance, execute their craft to elite standards and prevent injury.
If you are committed to sustaining success in basketball, you must develop a consistent recovery program. If possible, you should frequently work with a corrective exercise and recovery specialist who will design a personalized plan to accelerate your recovery and performance.