Diet of 3×3-Basketball

A general healthy eating pattern helps to support the needs of fit, energetic and lean basketball player. Nutrition is often based around lean proteins for muscle repair and recovery, carbohydrate appropriately timed for fuel. In addition, fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds and wholegrains provide important vitamins and minerals, along with some healthy fats.

Individual nutrition requirements will be determined by training load, specific athlete needs, training goals, body composition goals, health and adjustment for growth in younger athletes. Many basketball players have high energy requirements due to their body size, training demands and growth for junior athletes.