"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." ~Pele
The comment above describes what is needed to become the best soccer player you can be. While people are born with talent, and a passion for soccer can be discovered in just an instant, becoming a champion doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of practice, conditioning, and perseverance to turn your body into a goal-scoring and game-winning phenomenon. But it’s worth it.
World class players like David Beckham and Christiano Ronaldo were born with a talent, that is true. However without the hard work, dedication and time spent training their bodies and understand what it takes to be the best, they wouldn’t be where they are today.
Nutrition and understanding nutrition is an important role in becoming a successful athlete in any sport.
By getting the most out of your body, you’ll be well on your way to getting the most out of soccer. Yet, it’s much easier said than done. By reading this guide, you’ve taken the first step to reaching the peak of your performance in soccer. The rest is up to you.
Read the links below to learn all you need to know about nutrition for soccer and what your body needs to succeed.
Food for thought - http://www.soccer-training-info.com/food_for_thought.asp
What’s under the hood - http://www.soccer-training-info.com/under_the_hood.asp
Crunch time: What to eat before, during and after playing - http://www.soccer-training-info.com/soccer_meals.asp