Samantha Jones

Samantha Jones

Samantha Jones is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she earned her bachelor's degree in communication and information sciences. Throughout her scholastic career, she played a variety of school and select team sports, and she still maintains an active lifestyle through daily exercise.

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The First Rule of Fueling: Keep It Real

Pop quiz: What's a more effective way to get fired up for your next workout? (a.) blast heavy metal or hip-hop music through your headphones (b....

Patrick Willis's Perfect Attendance Record

Some players cannot afford to take a day off during voluntary OTAs. Perennial NFL All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis is not one of those guys. Ye...

The New Rules of Fuel

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Trent Richardson's Workout and Nutrition Plan

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  Want to take your workout to the next level? Try pre-fueling with carbohydrates. When you fuel up with energy drinks that are loaded with...

Alpha Warrior: The No-Run Obstacle Course Race

Have you ever wanted to try an obstacle course race but felt intimidated by the thought of running? Alpha Warrior may be the  race for you. Su...

The Ultimate Pre-Game Fueling Menu

As an athlete, you should aim to eat at least three to four hours before competition. This helps you fill up your glycogen stores—which your bod...

20 Delicious Ways to Add Protein to Your Diet

We all know protein is great—it builds muscle, helps us recover from hard workouts, and is essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The troubl...

Move Over Harrison Twins: The Caron-Goudreau Twins Are Basketball's Next Big Thing

Colleges should start sending scholarship offers electronically to twin sisters Khaleann and Audreyann Caron-Goudreau. That switch alone could sav...

The Surprising Health Benefits of Maple Syrup

A pile of fluffy, golden pancakes is incomplete unless its drizzled with the rich sweetness of maple syrup. But something that heavenly cannot pos...

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