Club Nutritionist
  • ISC Club Nutritionist is a masters-trained, registered dietitian and certified exercise physiologist.
  • Provides 1-hour semiprivate session with each player once a year as part of ISC player insurance. 
  • Our services are ideal for clients looking to maximize training and improve health through nutrition recommendations.

Club nutritionist
Certified exercise physiologist
Registered dietitian
Nutritious foods

Nutrition is a crucial factor for athletes, including soccer players. Proper nutrition plays a vital role in enhancing athletic performance, preventing injuries, and improving recovery time. Here are some reasons why nutrition is important in soccer:

  1. Energy: Soccer is a physically demanding sport that requires players to have a high level of energy. Adequate nutrition can provide the necessary energy to help players perform at their best during training and competition.

  2. Endurance: Soccer matches can last up to 90 minutes or more, and players need to maintain their stamina throughout the game. Proper nutrition can improve endurance and delay the onset of fatigue.

  3. Muscle recovery: Soccer players put a lot of stress on their muscles during training and competition. Proper nutrition can help with muscle recovery and prevent injury.

  4. Hydration: Hydration is critical for soccer players, as they can lose a lot of fluids during training and games. Proper nutrition can help maintain fluid balance in the body.

  5. Mental focus: Soccer requires a high level of mental focus and concentration. Proper nutrition can help improve cognitive function and enhance mental performance.

Some key nutrients that are important for soccer players include carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. Soccer players need to consume a balanced diet that includes plenty of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats.

In summary, nutrition is a critical aspect of sports, especially for soccer players who need to maintain their energy levels, endurance, muscle recovery, hydration, and mental focus. Eating a balanced diet that includes all the essential nutrients can help soccer players perform at their best and avoid injury.

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International Soccer Club offers Recreation and Competitive Indoor and Outdoor Soccer Leagues for kids and youth ages 4 to 18 in Mississauga.