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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How to Deal With Your Sugar Cravings

One of the most common things that can easily cause people to get off track is not knowing how to manage cravings. Despite all your attempts to be a...

3 Nutrition Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make and How to Fix Them

It is no question that endurance athletes need more fuel than the average gym rat, but sometimes what you eat can do more harm than good and can...

The Lowdown on Losing Weight Without Detox

  In the world of weight loss, everyone is looking for that quick fix. Whether it is a powder, pill or liquid, detox products promise lost pounds and...

Race-Day Nutrition: Fueling for Your Race on a Budget

Race Nutrition: Fueling for Your Race On a Budget After running my first half-marathon, I reflected on a huge mistake that many people will make when...

How to Eat Healthy and Lose Weight with Lifestyle Changes

Many people in this day and age are looking for quick-fixes to life's annoying problems, including those extra pounds. Whether it's finances,...

Ketogenic Diet 101

If you're an athlete training hard and working out regularly, carbs are an extremely important part of your diet—they're the fuel that keeps you g...

Post-Halloween Treats: Choosing the 'Best' Options

Every kid loves to go trick or treating for Halloween. Going door to door and getting free candy is as good as it gets. The problem is most of the candy...

The Best Healthy Sweeteners

The Best Healthy Sweeteners Let's be honest...somethings in life are just meant to be enjoyed sweet: coffee, tea, baked goods, plain Greek yogurt,...

Slash Weight By Eating Right (Not Less)

Dieting sucks. Let's not sugarcoat it (and if you're cutting back on calories, sugar is probably something you're craving right now). When you'...

Is TV Trashing Your Diet?

You know sitting in front of the tube for hours on end does you no good in the classroom or on the field, but you may not realize those extra epis...

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