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Jim’s Journal: Week 4. Part 3

Hi Jim, Congratulations on your continued success! Without counting fat grams, you have instinctively decreased your fat intake and calories. You are putting good emphasis on protein intake, but remember if you cut too many calories, the protein you eat will be used for energy and not muscle building.

A Tennis Player’s Diet for Maximum Energy

Inadequate energy can cause an athlete’s performance to suffer: Precision and power declines, speed and strength diminish and the athlete fatigues more rapidly. Inadequate calories, unbalanced and infrequent eating episodes, and less-than-optimal fluid intake can contribute to a lack of energy.