Why do athletes eat horse meat?
The harder you train, the more protein you need
It goes without saying that nutritional balance is more important than anything else in a diet,
Athletes seem to pay particular attention to this.
By maintaining a good balance between training, eating, and resting, athletes are able to further improve their performance,
I have talked a little about this in the past.
I have talked a little about this before, but today I would like to talk a little more about horse meat protein!
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Horse meat is popular among athletes because, first of all, it is low in calories and high in protein.
Generally speaking, 1 g/day of protein is needed per kg of body weight.
This is an athlete,
They need 1.2 to 2 g/day per 1 kg of body weight, which is more.
Suppose a person weighs 60 kg and is training very hard. and training very hard, he would need 120g/day of protein,
120g/day of protein would be required.
Considering protein alone, the amount of protein you need to eat per day is as follows.
3 boiled eggs / 1 pack of natto (fermented soybeans) / 1 piece of cotton (momen) tofu / 6p of processed cheese
/ 100g beef fin meat / 100g chicken (young chicken breast) / 80g 3 kinds of sashimi (tuna, salmon, hamachi)
The problem here is excessive fat intake.
If beef fin meat is replaced with horse meat, the fat content is 2.5 g, one-sixth of the 15.0 g of beef fin meat.
Chicken, a popular choice for exercisers, is a good choice, but horse meat is one of the most important things to look out for.
Horse meat is excellent for recovering from muscle fatigue.
Of course, you need a good balance of nutrition, including carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals,
It is not OK if you only pay attention to protein.
Horse meat contains 4.3 mg of iron in 100 g of meat, which is 1.7 times more than that of beef fin meat (2.5 mg).
Nutrients that should be actively consumed to relieve fatigue are,
Vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, and iron.
Iron is necessary for carrying oxygen in the body, and it is said that sufficient oxygen circulation will help you get rid of fatigue quickly.
0.24 mg of vitamin B2 is needed to remove fatigue-causing substances such as lactic acid,
0.10 mg of vitamin B1, which is needed to generate energy from carbohydrates,
11 mg of calcium (per 100 g of horse meat).
Horse meat is also rich in glycogen.
Glycogen is necessary for energy metabolism and promotes recovery from fatigue.
I’m not a nutritionist, though, so that’s what I’ve heard… (from ⇐)
I am overflowing with love for horse meat and have been studying it intensely! LOL!
or I know as much as a nutritionist when it comes to horse meat!
I think it’s better to put it like that…?
I don’t need to advertise, but top athletes are well versed in the characteristics of horse meat.
In fact, Somari is the go-to restaurant for such athletes. What’s old is old!
How about adding horse meat to your diet if you want to improve your performance?
For those who drink a lot or are tired,
I recommend horse meat for the same reason.
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