mariegray Posted August 19, 2013 Share Posted August 19, 2013 I have a son who is nearly 16. He is tall & thin but muscular. He has been pretty lazy all summer, and has just started running with the X-Country team @ his high school. He also could stand to fuel his BRAIN better during the day, he's often sleepy in school. I'm wondering if I could apply the same pre and post workout guidelines to his day as we do during the Whole 30. When you google the words teen,athlete & nutrition, USDA has their marketing feces all over everything. Obviously we know that information to be bogus. Any words of advice? I work with a woman who' has a teenager daughter, same age, who is super active in extracurriculars, and also very serious about her academics, and the soccer star. She's also tall and thin. Currently my son will eat an apple and a handful of nuts before his morning run (3-5 miles) and then when he gets home he'll eat scrambled eggs and toast or oatmeal and a banana. Harder for me to say how he handles his afternoon/evening meals because he is often on his own for those. Thanks in advance for any/all suggestions. Marie Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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