The women’s commission of Maldives Olympic Committee has organized a two day seminar in Sports nutrition targeted for all professional level female athletes. The educational and interactive seminar will be conducted in two phases.
The first day of the training seminar commenced today on the 14th of June 2016, which was attended by more than 30 professional athletes from, Table tennis, Volleyball, Handball and Netball. Athletes from swimming, athletics, badminton and tennis are invited to attend the second day of the seminar that is scheduled for tomorrow the 15th of June 2016. Each session will last approximately two hours and it will provide applicable take-home information that athletes can immediately implement.
The Sports nutrition seminar is led by the renowned nutritionist expert Ms. Mariyam Najla. Opening the seminar, Mariyam Najla, underscored the importance of good nutrition for everyone, especially athletes in particular as not eating properly affects athletic performance. In the context of the flagship seminar, namely importance of nutrition to enhance athletic performance, the training seminar is aimed at strengthening athletes’ knowledge on energy & performance, weight control, hydration, and after the game concerns.