Dance Talk: Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Dancers

Originally researched and written by Val Schonberg of EnlightenU Nutrition Counseling Summarized below by Richelle Stevenson Do you train in nutrition with the same deliberation you train en pointe? Dancers often put a great deal of focus on how they use their bodies but not enough focus on what fuels it. For example, do you notice how much water you drink before, during and after each class? Or regularly pack a snack for both before rehearsal and on your drive home? This article dives into key concepts every dancer needs in to be strategic with nutrition. The author is a licensed dietitian and sports dietetics specialist with a background in the performing arts. I've summarized my f

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