How Young Athletes Can Prevent Injury With Fat Loss!

In this article I will provide 10 tips to decrease the potential for sports injuries that can be prevented with fat loss.
In today's world, kids don't play as much as they did 10 and 20 years ago. This combined with poor nutritional habits has resulted in a major increase in the number of over weight kids.

The only physical exercise our kids are getting is from sports. When you ask untrained, overweight kids to perform at very intense levels you are inviting a number of potential injuries.

By simply decreasing their additional weight, you decrease much of the injury potential.

In this article I will provide 10 tips to decrease the potential for sports injuries that can be prevented with fat loss.

1. Increase Physical Activity

2. Eat Small Meals...

    Eat small frequent meals to jump start the fat burning posses.

3. Eat Better Quality Foods

4. Learn About Basic Nutrition

    Learn more about basic nutrition. Find foods you like that are healthy alternatives to offset poor eating habits.

Characteristics Of A Good Nutrition Program!
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5. Keep A Food Journal

    Buy a food count book and keep track of your meals to see what you are really eating

6. Balance Each Meal...

    Balance each meal with about 50% of your calories coming from carbohydrates, 30% from protein and 20% from healthy fats.

Determine Your Daily Macronutrient Needs!

Body Weight:
Daily Caloric Needs:
Daily Grams Of Fat:
Daily Grams Of Protein:
Daily Grams Of Carbs:

7. Prepare Meals Ahead Of Time

    Prepare meals ahead of time, decreasing the likely hood of falling into nutritional pitfalls. Know the demands of your schedule and have meals prepared. Freeze additional meals for the week.

8. Get Rid Of The Junk

9. Limit Restaurant Dining

    Limit the restaurant dining. When eating out at restaurants order healthy alternatives. Ask for a list of substitutions or a healthy choice menu. Some restaurants may let you order ala carte.

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10. Drink Plenty Of Water

    Drink more water through out the day and you will not only get the fluids your body needs, but you will also find it easer to eat less at each meal. Keeping hydrated is important for over all health. It also helps to regulate all the systems in the body, and is one sure fire way to build a strong metabolism.

Determine Your Daily Fluid Needs!

Body Weight:
Daily Fluid Needs: Ounces

These changes are not easy to make all at once. Take each one a step at a time. Just like your food, you eat it in small bites so you don't choke. Taking on too much at one time may cause any of us to become over whelmed.

However, by implementing these changes, your child will see a decrease in the waist line, improved overall health, more self-confidence, and a major decrease in the risk of sports related injuries.