Protein drinks for youth athletes..

by Coach
(NY)

First of I want to say that I am a big believer of getting all of your nutrition needs from a healthy well balanced diet. I have a few wrestlers 13-17 years old that have been adding a lot of strength training and are competing at a very high level. I am looking for a quality, safe, chemical free protein drink to supplement their diet and aide in recovery. One catch, has to be 100% peanut free as a few of these athletes have severe peanut allergies. Looking for trainers, nutritionist or coaches suggestions..

Comments for Protein drinks for youth athletes..

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 24, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Natural is the way to go
by: Coach

I agree with Mark, rather make a nutritious natural shake.

Nov 24, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Natural Post Workout Shake
by: Mark

Greek Yogurt, Banana, Orange Juice, a blender.
http://www.hollywood-look-fitness.com/

Nov 19, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
A GuideTo Eating for Sports
by: Anonymous

The following was taken from Teen Health...

Protein Power
Athletes may need more protein than less-active teens, but most teen athletes get plenty of protein through regular eating. It's a myth that athletes need a huge daily intake of protein to build large, strong muscles. Muscle growth comes from regular training and hard work. And taking in too much protein can actually harm the body, causing dehydration, calcium loss, and even kidney problems.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Fitness Forum.

TESTIMONIALS:

"A man on a mission to change the way people attack their fitness goals"
 S.C.

" Mike has changed the way our entire family views health and fitness. He is hands on and leads by example " 

"By far the best fitness instructor/motivator I have ever worked with. His class is meticulously planned, extremely fast-paced and very thorough" Juli

Mike's "Spin your A$$ off class" gives u a 45 minute taste of Kona!! Awesome workout, I got a fantastic ride and left behind lots of calories! T.D. 

CF!

"Torched Rowing" designed by Coach Briody is now at Covert Fitness in Locust Valley. Check schedule for class times.  www.covertfitness.com