Nutrition Strategies for Making Weight
Recommendations for how athletes can safely make weight.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Athlete Scenario: I am a 153-lb. college sophomore trying out for the wrestling team. I gained weight over the summer, but my coach would like me to wrestle in the 145-lb. weight class. How can I safely cut weight for competition weigh-ins?
Length: 1 page, single-sided
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Making Weight, Wrestling, Collegiate Athlete, Recovery, Weight Management
Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN or a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” at www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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