Nutrition

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

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Latest Videos in Nutrition

The Power of Recovery: A Nutrition Strategy to Rebuild Muscle

In this episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess offers advice to coaches on how they can help their athletes rebuild muscles and recover after workouts and practices through proper nutrition.

The Power of Recovery: Help Your Athletes Relax and Regenerate

In this episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess outlines a step-by-step plan to help athletes rest, recover and regenerate through relaxation, cold therapy and recovery nutrition.

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