Diet, Calories and Performance of a Pro Footballer

Most of us wanted to be as a professional football player (or some kind of pro athlete), but at some point, the dream of playing for a professional football club in the Premier League or any European league is a very real thought that spurred them on.

Fans have big dreams and high expectations because they love playing the game, but have they ever thought how much average calories a professional footballer intake in his daily routine.

Well, you might be able to here – worldsportsfoodfight.com is an educational guide to bring you an understanding of the life of a professional athlete- where you can SELECT 2 sports of your choice to compare average daily calorie intake..!

Let’s take an example of a Pro footballer.!

CALORIES…

A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYER WILL CONSUME ON AVERAGE 3,800 CALORIES PER DAY. ON AVERAGE A PLAYER CAN RUN 5 TO 6.5 MILES IN A TYPICAL GAME DEMANDING THE HEART WORK AT 85% OF ITS MAXIMUM RATE.

This is the equivalent of… seven big MACS, three whole CHICKENS and thirty-one Protein Shakes.

DAILY DIET EXAMPLE…

BREAKFAST

2 CUPS CEREAL WITH MILK, FRUIT JUICE, A BANANA, 2 THICK SLICES TOAST WITH A THICK SPREAD OF JAM

LUNCH

1 LARGE BREAD ROLL, 1 MEDIUM MUFFIN AND A FRUIT SMOOTHIE

SNACK

FLAVOURED YOGHURT AND FRUIT JUICE

DINNER

PASTA FOLLOWED BY A FRUIT SALAD, 2 SCOOPS ICE CREAM AND A SPORTS DRINK

SNACK

50G OF CHOCOLATE

PERFORMANCE…

THE LARGE PITCH MEANS PLAYERS RUN 6.5 MILES ON AVERAGE PER GAME. MIDFIELDERS RUN UP TO 9.5 MILES IN A 90 MINUTE FOOTBALL MATCH. PLAYERS ALSO DO A LOT OF SPRINTING, CUTTING AND TACKLING AND TYPICALLY BURN BETWEEN 1500-3000 CALORIES PER GAME depending ON THEIR SIZE AND POSITION.

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