Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Hydration - Mind Your Pees!

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Hydration - Mind Your Pees!

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power Of Protein', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins And Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Pupils learn - • The importance of hydration • How much we should drink on a daily basis • How to tell if we are drinking enough - the pee chart • The importance of good hydration in physical activity and sports performance • How to identify signs of dehydration • The theory behind sports drinks • Commercial drinks - identifying sugar content, making informed decisions when choosing drinks Extension - Make your own energy/sports drink- Mexican Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Brainy Breakfasts

Brainy Breakfasts

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. The big picture? Having learnt about macro-and micronutrients and hydration in the first 6 lessons of the ‘eat like an athlete’ course, the goal of lesson 7 is to give students a deeper understanding of the importance of breakfast. Why do young people need fuel in the morning, effects of different types of breakfast, and practical ways to prepare a healthy, sustaining breakfast. • Benefits of eating breakfast – energy, concentration, focus, mood. • Hydration in the morning. • The difference between sustaining breakfast and ‘empty calorie’ breakfasts • The importance of breakfast before physical activity and sports training. • Top breakfasts and how to make them. Extension - Cooking breakfast - Crunchy Granola, Banana Blinis. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - The Power Of Protein

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - The Power Of Protein

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins & Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What is protein and why does the body need it? • Protein for growth, development, energy, hormones • Protein for sports performance • Combining carbohydrates and protein for sustained energy/sports performance • Identify top sources of protein Extension - Cooking with protein - Chicken Skewers/Chickpea Falafel. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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'Eat Like An Athlete' Lesson Plan - Count On Carbohydrate

'Eat Like An Athlete' Lesson Plan - Count On Carbohydrate

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'The Power Of Protein', 'Fats For Fitness', 'Vitamins & Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What are carbohydrates? • Why the body needs carbohydrates • Carbohydrates as body fuel for energy, concentration, mood • Practical uses to fuel physical activity • Carbohydrates to fuel physical activity and sport • How to identify slow-release vs. fast- release /complex vs. refined • How to choose top sources of carbohydrate for sustained energy levels Extension - Cooking with carbohydrates (optional, also no-cook options) Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Vitamins and Minerals

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Vitamins and Minerals

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power of Protein', 'Fats for Fitness', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What are vitamins and minerals and why does the body need them? • The concept behind 'rainbow' foods • 5-a-day and portion sizes • The importance of vitamins and minerals in sport • Top sources of vitamins and minerals Extension - Cooking with vitamins and minerals - Sweet Potato Wedges/ Chocolate Oranges Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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'Eat Like An Athlete' Recipe Booklet

'Eat Like An Athlete' Recipe Booklet

10 recipes to support Kate Percy's Go Faster Food 'Eat Like An Athlete' Lesson Plans. Each recipe is nutritionally analysed and includes preparation and cooking times, and equipment required. Recipes are tried and tested in the food technology classroom. Recipes are supported by videos on the gofasterfoodforschools website. Recipes are from Kate Percy's highly acclaimed 'Go Faster Food for Kids' book. Recipes are: Oaty Banana Buttermilk Blinis Lemon Chicken Kebabs Chickpea Falafel Mexican Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips Sweet Potato Wedges Pasta with Fresh Pesto Chocolate Oranges Blueberry Yoghurt Smoothie Crunchy Granola Go Faster Date, Apricot and Sunflower Seed Flapjacks.
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Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Fat For Fitness

Eat Like An Athlete Lesson Plan - Fat For Fitness

Pupils understand the link between what they eat and how they perform by discovering how athletes fuel their bodies. This lesson plan forms part of an 'Eat Like An Athlete' course. Other lesson plans in the course are 'Count On Carbohydrates', 'The Power of Protein', 'Vitamins and Minerals', 'Hydration - Mind Your Pees', 'Brainy Breakfasts', 'How Sweet Is Your Tooth' and an 'Eat Like An Athlete' Competition. There is also a recipe booklet to accompany the lesson plans and links to videos and nutrition information on the web. Learning Objectives - • What is fat and why does the body need it? • Fats for growth, development, energy, hormones • Fats for sports performance • Different types of fat - saturated and unsaturated • Health benefits of unsaturated fats • How to identify different types of fat • How to cook using healthy fats Extension - Cooking with fats - Mexican Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips. Links to nutrition information, supporting videos and recipes on the Go Faster Food website.
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