BLACKSBURG – No matter whether it’s here at home in Hokie Nation or on the road at numerous practices and competitions throughout the year, Tech’s Sports Nutrition team is on the scene providing the right fuel for Virginia Tech’s student-athletes. In the face of the current COVID-19 crisis facing families across the world, the Hokie Fuel team took the initiative on Friday to ensure that student-athletes were well supplied with essentials to get them through the upcoming weekend until select campus dining facilities reopen for pick-up service on Sunday.
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Under the direction of Aly Onyon, Tech’s Sports Nutrition team aims to stay at the cutting edge of research, science, and the applications of nutrition in performance to help Virginia Tech athletes maximize their potential. Incorporating sound nutrition practices, in conjunction with proper training, rest, and recovery can be beneficial to all student-athletes. Utilizing an individualized approach to sports nutrition, members of the Hokie Fuel group analyze individual needs and created specialized meal plans catering to the athletes’ needs and goals. In addition, athletes learn to navigate some of the best dining facilities in the nation, as well as local grocery stores.
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