GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT)– With the start of Fall sports just around the corner, there are a few important things to keep in mind.
First and foremost, an athlete’s health should be top-notch.
Scheduling required sports physicals this time of year can become challenging, especially closer to your athletic team’s start date.
Nutrition is equally as important as your physical health.
The biggest thing for athletes is making sure they are drinking before they get thirsty… once they get thirsty they are past the point of dehydration and playing catch-up.said Kristina Parrish, ECU Director of Sports Nutrition
Find out what should be done in preparation on the physical end of things for pre-season in the first story above.
Nutritionally, there is a full story on foods and hydration in the video link below.