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Healthy tipps from my mum

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There are just a few tipps I will share with you as you read on.

My mum always told me proteins are very important and I should much eat a pre-class snacks. Being a healthy dancer who makes good decisions is the key to becoming a successful dancer. The state of health you are in will affect your overall performance, so taking care of yourself is vital for a good outcome. Sometimes dancers push themselves too far trying to achieve their goals faster, but if you are patient and work hard, the results will be stunning.

  • Nutrition

50% to 65% of a dancer’s diet should be made up of carbohydrates. Carbs are in foods like pasta, breads, and potatoes. 12% to 15% of your diet should be proteins, which help build and repair muscles. And the remaining 20% to 30% should be made up of fats. Many dancers avoid fat for the obvious reasons, but a low income of fat can affect your performance.

  • Carbohydrates

Without enough carbohydrates, a dancer can feel fatigues during class. To achieve your highest potential, your diet needs to contain food with complex carbohydrates. They have many micronutrients, but simple carbohydrates have either no or very little nutrients. The proper amount of carbs to eat in a day is 6- 10 grams times your weight in kilograms.
During heavy training, carbs should make up 65% of your diet. The reason is because carbs produce the major amount energy in your body. They are broken down into simple sugars that are stored as glycogen in your muscles. If a dancer does not ingest enough carbohydrates, their dance ability will drop.

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