hockey players

Hockey season is in full swing, and that can often mean traveling long distances for away games. If you or your child travel for games and tournaments, it’s important to make the right nutrition and hydration choices.

Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, is the director of sports nutrition at UPMC Sports Medicine. Watch as she explains how hockey players can help reach peak performance with proper nutrition – especially when on the road.

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