Jennifer DeWall RDN, CSSD, LD works with ICYF to provide expert advice on sports nutrition and healthy eating to the student and families of Indianola. A registered dietitian/nutritionist, Jennifer owns a private practice that focuses on helping athletes stay on the cutting edge with superior nutrition.
Sports drinks, gels, and blocks are beneficial to athletes when training demands high and/or not enough food can be consumed or tolerated to maintain proper glycogen stores and blood glucose levels. Below are some of the most popular nutrition aids available to athletes. For additional questions or to determine what may work best for you, contact a sports nutritionist.
Informational charts developed and posted online by Sally Hara MS, RD CSSD, CDE