Serious dancers are athletes challenged to have high levels of energy for prolonged periods of time.
Dancers are often over-scheduled, have stressful lives, and suffer from a lack of quality sleep and poor eating habits. These factors lower energy levels.
Fatigue breaks us down physically and emotionally, and it wreaks havoc on the immune system.
All of these factors make dancers—indeed anyone—more susceptible to illness, depression, and even chronic conditions, especially the inflammation that leads to injuries.
There a many things you can do to help your dancer avoid such problems.
On our previous blogpost 'New Years Resolution for dancers: Eat better' , we covered off the importance of nutrition for dancers.
The body converts food to energy and this requires an abundance of vitamins and minerals. Every cell in our body can unlock its energy potential with the proper fuel from food.
If your don't get enough nutrients from foods, you will suffer from sub-optimal cellular energy metabolism, making you feel tired and sluggish.
The best way to combat this is to choose foods that have a lot of nutrition per calorie. Nutrient-dense foods are high in the antioxidants needed to protect cells. These include vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds, fruits, whole grains, and lean animal proteins.
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Even if you eat well, it is nearly impossible to get all the vitamins and minerals you need from your food.
Therefore, it is critical to take High Quality antioxidants and vitamin/mineral supplements.
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Adequate rest is necessary for the body to recharge and repair.
Eight hours of sleep continues to be the suggested minimum. Take your son’s need for sleep seriously.
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Do you want to become an expert on nutrition? Please see below a list of our recommended online courses:
Dance Nutrition: https://dancenutrition.com
My son can dance: https://mysoncandance.net/2015/03/how-to-maintain-your-dancers-energy-level/