Your vertical jump training hours and exercises are part of Your preparation for achieving maximal vertical jump. The second and even more important part is athletic lifestyle. By that we mean fixed daily routine – right balance between work and rest, sufficient sleep and healthy diet, hardening of the body and taking care of bodily relaxation. The main goal of athletic lifestyle is to gain everything that has a good effect on Your athletic achievements and body and to avoid everything harmful. Strict regime is the key to success.
For example, it is very important for an athlete to rest both physically and mentally. Bedtime should be the same day-to-day.
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The next important part is food! Food must be varied and contain a lot of natural victuals, including fruits and vegetables. Meat, fish, eggs, milk, curds, cheese, butter, vegetable oil, potato, carrot, tomato, beetroot, cabbage, onion, oatmeal and bread baked of rude flour should form a large part of the menu. Such mixed food contains proteins, fats and carbohydrates in necessary proportions, also vitamins and mineral salts. Proteins are the building materials of cells. Your muscles grow due to protein consumption. Fats and carbohydrates are the main energy resources. You gain carbohydrates, that are athlet’s main „fuel,“ from many vegetarian food products. Also You shouldn’t forget the importance of fluid consumption. A human person needs 2-3 litres of fluid in one day.