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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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New Study Reveals Whole Eggs Build Muscle Drastically Better Than Egg Whites

Want to get jacked? Don't lose the yolk. That's the takeaway from a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that found pos...

How to Eat Healthy During the Holiday Season

Healthy Holiday Eating Are you spending too much time worrying about holiday weight gain, rather than taking the time to enjoy family traditions and...

5 Hacks to Make Holiday Workouts More Effective

There is a reason why "I will exercise" is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. As people slack off holiday workouts and eat delicious food,...

If It Fits Your Macros: Everything You Kneed to Know About the Wildly Popular 'IIFYM' Diet

If It Fits Your Macros—a.k.a. "IIFYM"—is one of the most popular diets on the planet. Here's what it entails and the pros and cons of this uniq...

Are RXBARs Actually Healthy?

Nutrition bars are big business. Sales totaled over $2.2 billion in 2016 and they only continue to rise as consumers become more health-conscious. ...

When Is it Safe For Kids to Start Drinking Coffee?

The more we learn about coffee, the more evidence there is that it can support a healthy lifestyle. The case for drinking coffee today may be stron...

Is Turkey Sausage Actually Healthy?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You've certainly heard the phrase before, and it's not without merit. Studies have found that maki...

Is Kombucha Actually Healthy?

Kombucha. The name alone sounds exotic, like an elixir of health from a faraway land. Indeed, it's believed that kombucha—which is defined as a b...

5 Nutritionists Tell You How to Limit the Damage During Your Thanksgiving Meal

You're going to indulge on Thanksgiving. That's an undeniable fact. Heck, it's a national holiday in which the main event is eating. And the food is ...

The Superfood Diet That Helps Antonio Brown Devour Defenses

When Antonio Brown began posting photos of his meals on Instagram several months ago, I took notice. We've covered AB's nutrition in the past, but thi...

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