Nutrition Articles

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.

Return to main Nutrition page

6 Gluten-Free Snacks That Will Power Athletes

Need an easy-to-grab gluten free snack for work or your kiddo's summer day camp? Or, just need a healthy snack to keep at work? Look no further than...

The 5 Nutrition Habits of Explosive Basketball Players

Basketball players: One of the major factors that determine whether you'll become a good player or a great one is your diet. The proof is in the ph...

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...

Draymond Green Is Eating More Red Meat to Prepare Himself to Play in Utah's Altitude

After playing Games 1 and 2 in the friendly confines of Oracle Arena, the Golden State Warriors will shift their second-round playoff series against t...

Why These NFL Greats Are Now Taking Their Vitamins in Liquid Form

"Who takes a multivitamin in pill form every day?" All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski, top-rated NFL receiver Antonio Brown, six-time Pro Bowl wide...

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 Natural Way to Increase Human Growth Hormone and How it Will Benefit You

If you regularly work out, you have heard of human growth hormone (HGH). You may hear that HGH can rebuild your muscles, keep you fit and energetic, and...

...
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
...