Los Alamitos High School Track & Field Boosters | 3409 Cerritos Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720 | 501(c)(3) | Federal Tax ID #42-1641880

  Track & Field

TOP 12 NUTRITION RULES FOR ATHLETES 


RULE 1: Eat a large breakfast that contains carbohydrates AND protein everyday! 

RULE 2: Eat a minimum of 4 meals a day, 5-6 would be best and eat every 2-3 hrs. 

RULE 3: Carry a water bottle with you and drink even when you are not thirsty. 

RULE  4:  Try to sleep 6-8 hours a night; your body repairs/recovers when at rest.  

RULE 5: Take a daily multiple vitamin/mineral supplement cleared by your parents.

RULE 6: Eat protein, carbohydrates, good fat, and vegetables with every meal.

RULE 7:  Eat more vegetables, at least 5 servings per day. More = Better

RULE 8: Eat a complete meal (Rule 6) 15-45 minutes after practice, conditioning, or weights, eat a small meal 30-60 minutes before training.

RULE 9:  Limit yourself to one of the following per week: fast food, fried foods, pizza, cheeseburgers, sweet snacks. Fried food are 95% unhealthy and 5% healthy. Not the day before a meet! 

RULE 10: Do not drink cola, iced tea or any other drinks that contain: caffeine,   carbonation or high sugar content. Example: Pepsi, grape drink, iced tea, lemonade, energy drinks.

RULE 11: Last meal (small) of the day should be 1.5-2 hours before you go to bed,

mostly protein.

RULE 12: To gain weight eat more and more often, to lose fat eat the same amount of calories but eat more often.

HEAD TRACK & FIELD COACH

Throws Coach

Nathan Howard


Hurdles Coach 

Armond Goodin


Sprints Coach

Stirley Jones


Assistant Sprints Coach

Ivy Moon


Distance Coach

Jeff Tribole


Assistant Distance Coach

Krystin Braithwaite


High Jump Coach

Jaime Adamson


Long & Triple Jump Coach

Melody Bandley


Pole Vault Coach

Steve Tully


Strength & Conditioning Coach

Casey Garrison, House of Power 

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