The Scouting Report:

1. “While there is no particular nutritional plan for all basketball players to follow, there are some specific nutritional goals that all players should be aware of.”

2. “Before we get into the question of what and how much to eat in all these different scenarios, let’s take a look at what increases your energy and what does not.”

3. “So what we are concerned with mostly here is macronutrients. In looking at macronutrients then we can break these things down into the three substrates of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. While each substrate provides energy, these nutrients are not equal.”

4. “Secondly, it is important to know how much of each substrate a person needs per kilogram of body weight.”

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