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December 11, 2011

How Athletes Can Stay at Their Peak Performance Level

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For most athletes who are concerned about performance levels, they are aware that there must be a balance of eating, training, and rest that makes them the super performer that they strive to be. There is a real sure way to be all you can be in the field of competition, and the suggestions are really simple.

The most important aspect of staying at a peak performance level is rest. Rest is important because most tissue and cell renewal takes place in the body while it is sleeping. In order to optimize those processes, a good night’s sleep is essential. Minimally five to six hours each night is what makes a good athlete a better one.

The next suggestion is basic but important to creating optimal peak performance levels and that is the diet. It means having the right combination of protein, carbohydrates, and fats in order to create the energy level needed for top performance without exhaustion, exertion, and injury. Proteins, fats, and carbohydrates are needed to bring about desired results. Crash dieting, undereating, and overloading are things to avoid.

The last suggestion is the real crux of peak performance and that is training, cross-training, and recovery. These aspects of becoming a great athlete as opposed to just a good one is needed.

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