Competition Nutrition for Judo

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London Olympics Judo Men

Judo is an intensely physical sport, requiring participants to have excellent upper and lower body strength and power, as well as high levels of both aerobic and anaerobic fitness. As Judo is a weight category sport, power to weight ratio is essential for advancement and success.

Sports nutrition plays a big part in the success of Judo athletes, in training, competition and weight making. Poor sports nutrition, especially in the lead up to a competition, can result in athletes using unhealthy strategies to make weight, which is a huge issue in Judo. Training for Judo can have many facets. First and …read more

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