Sean Van Staden
Columnist
4 minute read
21 Feb 2021
6:45 am

‘Clean eating’ to fuel your body: Five tips to boost your performance

Sean Van Staden

When talking about game-winning nutrition, it is not found first through supplementation, but rather what is at the end of your fork.

Drinking lots of water and eating raw fruits and vegetables are good fuels for the body. Picture: iStock

The first question on most athletes’ minds when tackling nutrition for game performance, weight loss or muscle gain is: “What supplements can I take?” There is a reason vitamins and supplements are a multi-billion-dollar industry, because with clever marketing and your vulnerability, these giants in the industry will, and can, sell you anything. When talking about game-winning nutrition, it is not found first through supplementation, but rather what is at the end of your fork. The magic of “clean eating” starts with bringing things back down to the purest, most natural form of fuel that can power your body for...

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