Answer: All humans, not just athletes, need to drink water, the human body is about 60% water. Your muscles and your brain are about 75% water. Your blood is about 82% water. And your bones are about 25% water, drinking coffee and other drinks with caffeine do not count because caffeine is a diuretic, which makes the body rid itself of water. Simply, your body requires water to survive and function properly.
In summary everyone needs water, athletes need to consume more to maintain hydration because they are losing water (by sweating and faster breathing) at a greater rate than a person who is not exterting themselves.
Answer: Both athletes need almost equivalent portions of protein during thetraining phase. This is because protein is used primarily to repairthe damage to muscle fibers during training. Endurance athletes andstrength athletes damage their muscles in different ways however,which leads to the formation of differing types of musculature.
Answer: Athletes have higher respiration rate than non athletes because theathletes are always used to excercising their lungs by breathingsynchronically whenever they do strenous physical activities whilenon-athletic people are not used to excercising their lungs thusits lung volume capacity is lower when compared to athletes.Physical excercise is also a best way to increase blood circulationin the body hence allowing efficient diffusion of oxygen to ourtissues.
Answer: Athletesthe athletes of the past played with shortter seasons they didnt have all the drugs or vitiam suppments they do today. so would babe Ruth hit more home runs then barry bonds myself i like the athletes of the past because they played with heart and for the love of the game it was not just for the money
Answer: There are basically two types of muscle fibers in our bodies that we have voluntary control over. One is called "red" muscle, and the other is called "white". Red muscle fibers have the ability to perform work over longer periods of time without fatigue. White muscle fibers are able to work hard, but for a shorter period of time than red fibers. An endurance athlete will have exercised his or her red muscle fibers (through long exercise sessions), so that they grow stronger and bigger. This means that their body will have the ability to do work for much longer than a person who only exercises for shorter periods (and exercises their white muscle fibers).