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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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Add Fall Flavors to Your Workout Shakes With Pumpkin Apple Butter

Pumpkin Apple Butter If you're like me I use peanut butter, almond butter, or sunflower for my pre-workout, protein drinks, and even mid-day snacks...

Sardines: The Incredibly Powerful Superfood You've Probably Been Ignoring

Sardines. They're one of the most disrespected foods in America. There seems to be some sort of psychological hold-up that prevents people from eve...

The NBA's Vegan Revolution: Why so Many Players Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

Once upon a time, the idea of veganism catching on among the NBA elite would've seemed all but impossible. Call it a generational disconnect. Charl...

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs are a convenient and affordable source of high-quality protein. An average sized egg has 6 grams of protein, 78 total calories and nu...

Starbucks' Seasonal Drinks Are a Nutritional Nightmare

Black coffee is a healthy, energizing beverage. From enhanced memory to improved athletic performance, black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cre...

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Trying Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a diet, or rather a style of eating, in which you fast (don't eat) for an extended period of time and consolidate all of...

How Nutrient Timing Affects Athletic Performance

Athletes have a lot of advice to keep in mind to make the most of their workout. What time is best to exercise, how many times a week you should...

How Carl Lewis Shattered World Records on a Vegan Diet

When the dust settled on the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Carl Lewis had nothing left to prove. After competing in two Olympic Games...

Is Cauliflower Rice Actually Healthy?

As people continue to look for healthy alternatives to the modern American diet, a number of new foods have entered the mainstream lexicon. One suc...

5 Nutrition Tips to Prevent Cramps During a Game

Five Fueling Tips to Prevent Cramping on Game Day Over the years I've attended hundreds of high school games and one thing that has always stood out to...

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