Nutrition Goals for High Performance Athletes
May 25, 2016•18 min
Host: Kathy King
What role does nutrition play in the success of high performance athletes? Host Kathy King speaks with Lilah Al-Masri, registered dietitian and specialist in sports dietetics. Ms. Al-Masri is the former sports dietitian for the United States Naval Academy, and she has co-authored the book 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition and Exercise. The two discuss nutritional considerations in various athletic contexts, from sport types to environmental changes to training-versus-competitive cycles.