Tennis players require instant energy to refuel their body for efficient training and peak performance. Bananas provide instant and long-lasting energy that are perfect for Tennis Nutrition. Ripe bananas contain the following nutrients: 1.2 grams protein, 0.2 grams fat, carbohydrate 25.8 milligrams (mg), 0.7 grams fiber, 8 mg calcium, phosphorus 28 mg, 0.5 mg iron, Vitamin B 0.08 mg, Vitamin C 3 mg, 99 calories and 72 grams of water.

Here are the top reasons for including bananas as an important part of tennis nutrition.

1.      Bananas contain dietary fibers and complex carbohydrates and have other great benifits, they help:

·      Sustain optimum levels of performance.

·      Supply the fuel needed for muscle and central nervous system activities.

·      Improve memory and aid clear thinking during physical activities.

·      Regulate the digestive system, no one wants digestive issues on the court.

2.     They contain manganese and vitamin C which:

·      Promotes quick healing. This is important for athletes as they are more prone to injuries while training.

·      Strengthens the bones and ligaments.

·      Strengthens the immune system to help players endure the stress of training without getting sick.

3. They contain potassium which:

·      Helps prevent muscle cramps.

·      Helps replenish the bodily fluids and electrolytes that are lost after one to two hours of intense play or practice.

4. They contain vitamin B6 that helps:

·     Convert carbohydrates and proteins into energy.

·     Build up muscular tissues and aid the formation of red blood cells.

Bananas are a wonder food so put one in your bag before you play and you’ll have  a key part of your tennis nutrition “in the bag.”

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