Sports Nutrition Weight Loss may sound odd to a lot of people. Athletes are known to spend hours and hours, each day, working on their bodies by participating in workouts, trying to get their bodies into the best shape possible.
So why would they be interested in Weight Loss?
Fat loss for Athletes is critical. An Athlete must be in the best shape of their lives, year in and year out. While most struggle to get to, or keep at, a certain weight, very few find it easy. Building Muscle is one of the most important aspects of an athlete, as they need to become more powerful, faster, quicker and build more stamina. Fat loss plays an important role in this.
"OK, OK... so how can an Athlete do all of this?", you might ask.
Proper Nutrition. Good eating habits. Timing. They can all play key roles in fat loss... more so than lifting weights, in most cases. Have you ever seen someone who works out all of the time and still has a "pudgy" body? (Richard Simmons anyone?)
This is because of their bad eating habits. Some may think that they're actually eating good...but they're probably not.
If you're spending money at your local GNC or other Nutritional Supplement store, you may be wasting money. There's far too many promises and claims being made on good looking packaging with guys and girls in great shape. These are usually fitness models. Guess what these guys and girls have in common? Think they built those bodies by using those supplements? No... they all eat the right foods at the right times.
While some of these Fitness Models may be sponsored and have enough money to hire a nutritionist or the ability to consult with a nutritionist, you, more than likely, cannot afford this.
But there's a few solutions out there. The problem is: who can you trust? Where won't you be taken for a ride by a Marketing company who has created great looking packages and benefits written out on those packages?
Here's a tip: stay away from those supplements until you read more about them. There's plenty of "experts" online... most of them are not experts, but rather "know-it-alls" or people who want to believe in something. This is the sad reality of the online world. Just take your time when researching products. Most are not worth the time and money.