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									Performance Robbers


Winning with Nutrition
4-H Sports Nutrition Program
Objectives
• Identify the benefits of sleep and its effect
  on performance

• Identify the effects of alcohol on athletic
  performance

• Identify the effects of smoking on athletic
  performance
Sleep
• How many hours of sleep did you get last night?

• How many hours of sleep do you think you need?

• What happens if you don’t get enough?

• What keeps you from getting the sleep you need?
Benefits of Sleep
• Helps recover and rebuild your body

• Promotes faster reaction time

• Gives your more energy

• Better coordination
Without Enough Sleep
• Body works harder

• Brain works harder

• Get tired sooner during a workout

• Not at peak performance

        Sleep deprived = Legally drunk
Alcohol
• ILLEGAL!

• What would happen if someone had been
  drinking and then tried to work out or
  compete in an athletic event?
Effects of Alcohol
• Slower reaction time
• Decreases hand-eye coordination and
  balance
• Heart has to work harder
• Slows running and cycling time
• Dehydration
• Difficulty breathing
• Sleep deprivation
Smoking
• How many of you know people your age
  who smoke?

• Why do you think people smoke?

• What do you notice about older people
  who smoke?
Effects of Smoking
• Highly addictive!
• Heart beast faster – has to work harder
• Poor blood circulation
• Difficulty breathing
• Slower healing of injuries due to lack of
  collagen
• Get colds and flu more often
Remember…

• The effects of smoking, alcohol and lack of
  sleep contributes to poor athletic
  performance.

								
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