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.

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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,...

5 Brain Foods For Mental Focus In Your Life

Staying in shape is just as much about the mental as it is about the physical. It requires will and concentration to show up to the gym after putting in...

Essential Supplement Stack for Male Athletes of All Ages

Choosing whether to take supplements can be a tricky issue for most men because of all the conflicting information. Most athletes will have friends that...

Someone Has Invented a Bracelet That Transfers Caffeine Directly Into Your Bloodstream

Fitness bands are played out. There was a boom in 2014 and 2015, but now it feels like when you see someone rocking one on their wrist, you think,...

5 Natural Remedies for Muscle Soreness

Muscle Soreness? 5 Natural Remedies! High performance is a goal set by any driven athlete. If you are a "no pain, no gain" kind of player, know that you...

5 Marathon Nutrition Tips for First-Time Participants

Five Marathon Nutrition Tips for First Time Participants Here are five marathon nutrition tips for athletes preparing for their first marathon. Do Your...

Simple Food Recipes for Healthy Weight Gain

When trying to gain lean body mass, it is best to focus on including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and low fat dairy into your daily...

How Many Calories Do I Need in a Day?

The first step in making any body composition change, even before asking, "How many calories do I need?" is to decide your goal and which caloric state...

9 Foods to Eat When You Want to Lose Fat

9 Foods for Fat Loss Whether you track macros, eat Paleo, or go on a juice cleanse, the real struggle with a fat loss diet is the hunger and desire to...

Why Can't I Stop Gaining Weight?

gaining weight As a "REBEL Registered Dietitian" I will be the first to tell you that I do not care about the number on the scale. We all have set...

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