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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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LeBron Reveals the Nutritional Changes He Makes to Elevate His Performance During the Postseason

The Cleveland Cavaliers are down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals, but we wouldn't count them out just yet. Why? Because C...

The Greens Guide: Which Leafy Green Is Really the Healthiest?

You know that greens are good for you. That fact has likely been drilled into your head from an early age. But what greens should you be going for ...

Is Greek Yogurt Actually Healthy?

Perhaps no food has enjoyed a greater boom in popularity during the last half decade than Greek yogurt. Once a rarity inside U.S. supermarkets, Gree...

5 Foods Besides Animal Protein That Can Help Athletes Gain Muscle

One thing that helps an athlete to be more durable and more athletic is gaining muscle. Unfortunately, gaining lean mass isn't that easy for many...

Check Out the World's Strongest Man's 7-Meal, 12,000-Calorie Per Day Diet

American strongman Brian Shaw is a giant. The 4-time World's Strongest Man champion stands 6-foot-8 and weighs 420 pounds. But for Shaw to stay that...

Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

Aaron Rodgers Removed Dairy From His Diet Because it Made Him Poop Too Much

When you're living and playing football in Wisconsin, as quarterback Aaron Rodgers has done for his entire 12-year NFL career, it can be almost imposs...

Is Halo Top Ice Cream Actually Healthy?

I can confirm that Halo Top ice cream does indeed taste amazing. After hearing hype for months about this low-calorie, high-protein "healthy" ice c...

The Lifestyle Change That Helped Draymond Green Turn Up His Game

Draymond Green is the engine that powers the Golden State Warriors. His versatility and defensive prowess make him a frustrating matchup for oppone...

L.A. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Used to Eat 'So Much' McDonald's

When Melvin Gordon collapsed in a heap in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers last season and was eventually carted off the field with a hip strain,...

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