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Nutrition Notes 4 Determined Dancers

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Teags Black and White on Pointe

All dancers, whether at a professional or student level, need to develop a good combination of principles to fuel our minds and bodies. This means knowing, exploring and perfecting a “personally tailored” combination of food portion sizes, meal timings, and nutritional values. You need to remember that you train as an athlete does, so you must eat and continually hydrate for energy, strength & stamina.

From a personal perspective, I have found that I have to frequently graze throughout my days as to avoid lulls and spikes in my blood sugar and energy levels. Eating every 2-4 hours on average keeps the brain and nervous system satisfied, this will majorly aid in your concentration and ability to maintain choreography.  They need a constant supply of energy, which can only come from food, but in conjunction, of course, with adequate hydration.  Read More

Author: teagspointe

...Dancer w/ The Australian Ballet Company.... face of @EnergetiksDance wear.... Associate Artistic Director & Rehearsal Director.... Columnist/Reviewer for @dancehub magazine.....but most importantly.... ~ Lover of all things Art Deco!~

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