Certain nutritional strategies go a long way in terms of recovery, adaptation and improvement, yet many athletes are at a loss on where to start. While formulating a performance boosting diet can be daunting task for vegetarians, I assure you that with a few minor alterations, you’ll be ready to pursue success. Here are 10 tips to set you on your way!
Low carb diets (3-15% calorie intake) consistently are shown to reduce both high-intensity and endurance performance. They are crucial for enhancing glycogen stores and as a result, boost recovery between workouts. Luckily most of the tastiest foods are filled with carbs; bananas and sweet potatoes are my go to foods while I’m training. Try these great recipes: Chickpea, Sweet Potato, Kale, Green Olive, Dried Fruit and Cashew Tagine, Sweet Potato Tofu Pizza, Sweet Potato, Red Cabbage and Kelp Noodle Bowl with Rich Miso Dressing and this Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie.