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Strong B.A.N.D.S. Resources to Help with Your Performance Goals

Performance Topics from the Human Performance Resource Center
The following articles answer nutrition-related questions and concerns about how to optimize performance.
What should I look for in sports drinks?
Sports drinks are popular products for fueling and hydration during workouts. Learn about what your sports drink should contain and how they stack up to nutrient recommendations for performance.
Is it better to eat carbs the night before a workout or in the morning?
Staying hydrated is crucial for optimal performance. But how much should you drink, and when?
Eating right goes hand-in-hand with preparing for an endurance event such as a marathon. Learn more about nutrition for endurance events.
HPRC offers some tips on how to eat to improve health and prevent weight gain after an amputation.
Will loading up on carbs before an athletic event or mission improve my performance?

Get more information from a Human Performance Resource Center expert.
Build Esprit-de-Corps and Challenge Yourself
Unit challenges are highly motivating and build esprit-de-corps. They can also push you to dig deep and achieve what seems difficult. They can help train you to find the mental, emotional and physical reserve when you are in harms way. We've created the Performance Triad Warrior Challenges to help you achieve your individual or unit goals. Click the brochure image to the left to get started.

What's the Performance Triad?
The Performance Triad is a comprehensive plan to improve readiness and increase resilience through public health initiatives and leadership engagement.

The focus of the Performance Triad is on Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition - key actions that influence health in the "Lifespace" of time that isn't spent with a healthcare provider. As a result, the biggest impact on Health is made by making better choices in our Lifespace.

Key Messages of the Performance Triad:

- Get Quality Sleep

- Engage in Activity

- Improve Nutrition (Download some healthy and quick recipes to help you reach your goals)


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