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You are what you eat. The importance of macro and micronutrients.

As macronutrients and micronutrients rank quite highly in the nutrition hierarchy of importance, understanding the difference between the two and the roles that they play can help you to establish good nutritional habits.   What are Macronutrients? As you may have guessed, macronutrients are nutritional compounds that we need in quite large quantities. Unlike micronutrients, …

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The elements of Athletic Performance and the impact of Psychology.

The area of psychology has become increasingly popular in recent years, most notably with regard to the area of performance. In sport, typically four key hypothetical aspects of performance are denoted (see figure 1.1): Physical Technical Tactical   Psychological 1.1 Four Aspects of Performance In reviewing the above four areas of performance, physical aspects are …

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