BX athletes attribute healthy eating with success at Empire State Games

Bronx athletes are preparing for their turn in the Empire State Games in Rochester by staying well-fueled.

Many players say they like the food served at the cafeteria and appreciate the variety. However, many players say their sport determines what they eat. Some praise carbohydrates for the quick boost of energy they get, but others feel carbs pack on pounds. Athletes all agree they should not overeat because it makes them sluggish.

While competitors enjoy mealtime, they say their rooms are not air conditioned, which can drain them sometimes.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."