Summer is a time when many of the athletes I see in my office ask about shifting body composition either to gain lean functional muscle for more power and explosiveness or to lean out in order to improve speed and agility.
Lacrosse players are at the top of this list. However, some, depending on age and level of play, are faced with the challenge of doing so in the midst of camps, tournaments and showcases. Players’ goals certainly can be met as long as they are willing to plan ahead for playing and traveling.
Younger players also may take advantage of the tips below. Following a busy spring schedule and the flurry of end-of-school activities, everyone can benefit from recommitting to healthy nutrition habits including more meals at home.