Persuasive Speech On Boxing Diet

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A boxers diet should consist of carbohydrates, protein, fats, and lots of water. Boxing is a high intensity sport which needs a large amount of energy. If these needs are not met, your body can very easily disperse all energy within minutes. With the act of holding your arms up, blocking heavy hits, and giving them but also giving 110% concentration, the 12 rounds of 3 minute bursts will easily allow most, if not all, of a person 's energy.

Carbohydrates are an important part to this diet because of such large use of energy. About 50% of a boxers diet should strictly include carbohydrates. More specifically however, boxers should be eating all natural types of carbohydrates such as beans, whole-wheat grain, fruits and oatmeal. They should generally try to stay away from white flour, such as white bread and pasta due to the low amount of nutritions in these items. So, in a 4000 calorie diet, about
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Non Boxing Seasons
When boxing season is over, the diet changes slightly, 60 percent carbohydrates, 20 percent protein and 20 percent fat. Although, training should still be involved even if its a daily run and 15 minute workout.

Eat five or six meals every day
Space meals out at regular intervals: dieticians recommend that boxers eat every three or four hours
Eat as much nutritional food as possible: food such as fruit, vegetables, brown rice and pasta contains lots of useful vitamins
Eat plenty of starchy food such as whole-grain cereal, wheat pasta and yams to maintain optimum health and energy levels
Ensure consumption of recommended amount of healthy fat and take supplements if necessary
Eat a good variety of foods to ensure the body gets as many nutrients as possible
Take multi-vitamins regularly to ensure the body is receiving all necessary vitamins for maximum performance
Eat a light snack before bed, such as a piece of wholemeal toast but avoid eating too much as sleep may be inhibited
Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration

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