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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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Is Hummus Actually Healthy?

Americans are crazy for hummus. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25 percent of U.S. households now stoc...

How to Create the Perfect Trail Mix for Fueling On the Go

The Convenient Muscle-Building and Energizing Portable Snack For Sports and Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS With baseball season underway, watch a...

Is Popcorn Actually Healthy?

Popcorn is an all-American snack. We eat it everywhere—the movies, ballgames, amusement parks, carnivals, even our own living rooms. Americans ea...

The Best Food Sources to Help You Maintain Energy

It's a busy world we live in. With the many social platforms and non-stop pace of fitness I sometimes find myself working 12, 18 and even 20 hour work...

How to Cycle Calories to Shed Fat and Improve Your Workouts

Although it is essential for fat loss, restricting your calories for an extended period of time can have negative consequences in your body. For...

The 4 Most Important Sports Nutrition Rules for Athletes

3 Big Rocks of Sports Nutrition A lesson in elementary school that really resonated with me was when we were given a large jar and 10 or so objects of...

Is Colin Kaepernick's Vegan Diet Costing Him a Job?

Back before Colin Kaepernick became the subject of national controversy for his decision not to stand during the playing of the National Anthem la...

Are White Potatoes Healthy?

White potatoes aren't going away any time soon. In 2012, the world produced 365 million metric tons of potatoes, making them the fourth most common st...

New Study Reveals How Broccoli Changes Your DNA For The Better

"It's just genetics." Under certain circumstances, those three words are among the most disheartening in the English language. Why? Because genetic...

Why the Humble PB&J Sandwich Is the Most Popular Pre-Game Snack in All of Pro Sports

The humble peanut butter and jelly combination is having a moment in the sun. In a recent issue of ESPN The Magazine, Baxter Holmes wrote a fascina...

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