What’s the performance for?

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What is it?

It’s the way someone behaves when performing something, it’s synonymous with acting, representation and performance. There is a lot of talk about sports performance/sports performance, which concerns the performance of the individual in a given sport.

What’s the performance for?

A set of actions are necessary in order to increase performance, among them are nutritional, psychological monitoring, planning and periodization of training done by a physical education professional. In addition, sleep is a determining factor for performance as well as external factors such as climate and altitude.

How does performance work?

Performance concerns the results that individuals achieve by applying their motor, sensory capabilities of strength, endurance, speed, flexibility and coordination.

When do you need to supplement?

To achieve high performance/performance, a set of actions must be adopted, including nutritional monitoring. Therefore, it is known that carbohydrate supplementation has a direct relationship with sports performance, being indicated mainly for endurance sports, carbohydrates in the form of beverages and energy bars, in addition to traditional foods rich in carbohydrates such as paçoca and rapadura can be used during exercise. In addition to carbohydrates, beet juice has been shown to be effective in increasing sports performance by its nitrate content that in organisms is converted to nitric oxide increasing the time of exhaustion to exercise and improving performance.


Caffeine Intake:
Dall’Acqua, F., Cristina-Souza, G., Santos-Mariano, A. C., Bertuzzi, R., Rodacki, C., & Lima-Silva, A. E. (2021). Caffeine ingestion improves specific artistic swimming tasks. Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Brazilian journal of medical and biological research

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(4), e10346. https://doi.org/10.1590/1414-431X202010346


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