To perform to their peak, an athlete needs to recover faster between training/matches.
Proper recovery enhances performance, endurance, and prevents fatigue & muscle-related injuries.
Faster recovery needs a multidimensional approach- lifestyle habits, emotional well-being, and training load all play a key role but nutrition is also essential and has a massive impact on an athlete’s recovery.
Many famous athletes have switched to the vegan diet for its purported benefits, one of which is faster recovery.
But Do athletes recover faster on a vegan diet?
Ryan Fernando is an Award-winning celebrity Sports Nutritionist with 2GUINNESS world record and 2 Olympic medals under his belt. His client list include Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar, cricketer Shikhar Dhawan & bollywood superstars Aamir Khan & Abhishek Bachchan. He is Chief Nutritionist at QUA Nutrition Signature Clinics.