AFL players are well known for some weird superstitions and game day habits. Whilst a player might believe their lucky pair of jocks will help them kick straight, when it comes to nutrition they leave little room for luck – making sure they eat the right foods to help them perform for the entire game.
Have a look at what our ambassadors eat to ensure they are at their peak during the match.
|Before Game||4 pancakes, with lemon and sugar||Weetbix and skim milk||3 Weetbix, muesli and skim milk|
|During Game||1 – 2 Energy gels a quarter||Energy gels and chews||2 Energy gels, Hydrolite sachets in water and a banana|
|After Game||Pasta or stir fry (high carbohydrate, high protein and low fat)||Lean chicken/beef burger, lots of water and a muffin||Milk and protein powder. Low fat chicken pizza. Pasta or meat and vegetables 2 hours later|