Energy Balance for Dancers Small Changes, Make a Big Difference
How and when you eat is as important as what you eat. Going for long periods of time without fueling your body can result in loss of muscle mass and can potentially increase body fat percentage. Not only can this affect your energy level and performance, but this can lead to undesirable body composition and susceptibility to injury. Fueling your body when it needs fuel is one of the best things you can do to achieve or maintain healthy body composition and stay competitive in the dance world. Knowing these simple tricks to timing your meals and snacks will actually help you have more energy, stronger muscles, more endurance, and that lean look of a dancer.