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Training and competition place high demands on the body, so athletes need meal plans to get the right nutrients and fluids at the right times. Sticking to an eating plan facilitates gains in muscle size, strength and speed as well as overall athletic performance. Get expert advice on formulating a meal plan specific to your nutritional needs to help you achieve your performance goals.

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How Allyson Felix Fuels Up on Race Days

Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Allyson Felix may only weigh 120 pounds, but she burns up so much energy through training and competitio...

Does Calorie-Labeling Actually Make People Eat Healthier?

As obesity rates have soared in recent years, food labeling has become a big focus in America. In May, rules for a new nutrition facts label were f...

The Hidden Nutritional Benefits of Phytochemicals

To avoid getting sick during the winter and beyond, you need to know the hidden nutritional benefits of phytochemicals.  RELATED: 4 Easy Breakf...

How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout With Food, Not Supplements

My brother used to refer to himself as a well-oiled machine. I never really understood what he was talking about until I started to learn about the...

Why You Need Carbs to Build Strength and Size

Good nutrition and optimal glycogen levels are essential for all, especially when it comes to athletes in training. Regardless of sport, a good diet...

How Sprouting Your Food Can Make It More Nutritious

It's easy to forget how big a role seeds play in our diet. Grains, pseudocereals, legumes and nuts are all technically seeds. That means foods like...

3 New Portable Lunch Options For Athletes

Portable meals are necessary for athletes. After school or when classes end, they don't always have time to go home or go out to get something good ...

3 Pumpkin Spice Recipes for the Fall Sports Season

The fall sports season is starting and athletes will need to eat the right foods to fuel their workouts during the cold weather. Pumpkin is an excellent...

These 5 Foods Will Improve Your Health

What you eat directly affects processes in your body that lead to aging and dysfunction. Improved body composition, mental clarity, sharper focus, and...

4 Easy Breakfasts to Power Through a Morning Workout

One of the best times for an athlete to work out is in the morning before the start of their busy day. The only problem about working out in the mor...

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