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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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21 Horrible Snacks for Athletes and What They Do to Your Body

Even if you're eating well-balanced meals, it's surprisingly easy to set yourself back with high-fat or sugary snacks. Snack time is when many ...

Why 'Processed Foods' Aren't Always an Enemy to Athletes

All processed foods are bad for you. It's a myth I've heard since the start of my fitness career. Many people think that almost everything "process...

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. Has Gone Full Vegan

A back injury robbed college hoops fans from getting to watch Michael Porter Jr. play meaningful basketball for the Missouri Tigers last season, b...

Are KIND Bars Actually Healthy?

KIND bars. The name itself exudes healthiness. The product line has seen explosive growth in recent years, as Americans have become increasingly co...

The One Nutrition Mistake You Must Avoid During Summer Tournament Season

Tournament season is upon us. This summer, youth athletes across the country will spend their weekends playing multiple games a day. Whether it's t...

How You Can Overcome the 5 Factors Preventing You From Eating Right

Some people want to lose weight. Some want to gain muscle mass. Others want to improve their athletic abilities. In any case, improving your fitnes...

3 Protein Myths Athletes Need to Stop Believing

Adequate protein consumption is necessary for any athlete. Not only does it help build muscle, but it can aid in losing fat, maintaining strong connec...

A More Effective Way to Take Creatine

Creatine monohydrate has long been used by athletes for greater muscle gain and energy during workouts. Not many question its effectiveness, as there ...

The Simple Diet Change Found to Help Athletes Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

Many athletes seek an edge to increase their vertical jump. Whether it's a special supplement, lengthy stretching routines, Vertimax workouts, etc....

See the Crazy Bench Press Gains This Supplement Produced in Just 4 Weeks

When it comes to supplements, athletes really only have one question—assuming the product isn't banned, they just want to know if it works. Carno...

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