Ice hockey players need more fuel to maintain their energy during a game.
With constant changes in speed and direction, intensity, and plating permission, ice hockey players, both elite and recreational athletes, need more fuel to maintain their energy a match.
That's why good eating and hydration habits can be the key to better performance.Benefits of good nutrition and hydration for hockey players before, during and after a game
- Recharge our energy before a game
- Delay fatigue during the game
- Prevents lower performance and concentration
- Repairs muscle wear
- Provides nutrients to recover and prepare for the next training session or next game
Hydration: Drinking before a game prevents dehydration during a match caused by sweating under heavy equipment. As a general rule, try to consume 500-1000 ml (2-4 cups) of water in the 2 hours before a match.