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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7 Healthiest Fast Food Breakfast Options

As a student athlete, you barely make it to school on time, let alone prepare a healthy three-course breakfast. Unfortunately, if you decide to skip...

The Perfect Post-Workout Pasta Recipe

Regardless of whether it's after a workout, practice or game, your body needs to replenish with carbohydrates, protein and healthy fats to recover a...

Build a Custom Nutrition Plan in 8 Steps

I'm sure you've read nutrition articles on how to eat healthy and fuel your athletic performance. But oftentimes, you may be left wondering how to...

3 Common Diet Myths – And How to Beat Them

I've been training athletes for a long time. Along the way, I've heard plenty of diet and exercise advice, some of it good, lots of it bad. And perh...

Healthy Recipes to Help Build Muscle

All the time spent strength training has made you a pro at navigating the gym. But finding your way around the kitchen is another story. You've read...

Calculate How Many Calories You Need to Eat

At some point during your athletic career or personal life, it's likely you will want a strategy to lose, maintain or gain weight. It may seem ove...

Do You Need Workout Supplements?

Athletes are always looking for a magic supplement to get a step ahead of their competition. While some workout supplements are effective, the que...

How Do You Lose Belly Fat?

Did you know it takes approximately 250,000 crunches to burn one pound of fat? Do all the abdominal exercises you want, but if you truly want six-...

Overeating: Why We Do It and How to Stop

Ever leave a meal feeling full to the point of discomfort, wondering why you ate so much? Well, what would happen if your plate never emptied? Would y...

The Healthiest Food to Eat at Wendy's

(Photo via Dallas Observer) Don't be intimidated by the Triple Baconator, or his child, Son of Baconater. The massive amount of calories and fa...

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