- Performance plates include four essential elements: smart carbs, healing fats, powerful proteins, and colorful vegetables.
- Hydration completes the performance plate.
- The gold standard of personalization for proper sport fueling starts with the plate.
Creating a balance plate at each meal sets you up for optimal performance.
The plate above depicts options for a SportFuel-approved performance plate. The goal is to include 2 servings of colorful and real non-starchy vegetables, 1 servings of starchy veg/fruits/low-processed grains, 1 serving of protein, and 1 serving of fat.
It’s essential to note that everyone’s plate will look different. Personalization is essential to your success in both your sport and life. Depending on your body’s needs and goals, you may need to add more protein, or around high-intensity training and competition more carbs. Meal and snack timing are important to ensuring your body is ready for whatever is thrown its way!