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11 Easy Tricks for Drinking More Water

Water is absolutely essential to good health and high performance. The human body is roughly 60 percent water, and water plays a crucial role in a...

Water or Sports Drinks: What to Drink When?

With temperatures skyrocketing as we dive deeper into the summer months, hydration is more important than ever. Intense training sessions combined...

The Soccer Tournament Nutrition Checklist

Soccer tournaments present unique demands on your body that require you to plan and prepare above and beyond what you normally would for a 90-minu...

Feed for Speed: 5 Foods and Supplements That Make You Faster

There are no real shortcuts if you want to get faster—you have to work hard and a dedicate yourself to training the right way. That said, there ...

Why Are People Drinking Charcoal?

"Go chug some charcoal" sounds more like a G-rated insult than a legitimate nutrition instruction. But believe it or not, charcoal has become the ...

Why Every Athlete Should Drink Tea

Quick, what's the most popular drink in the world behind water? Coffee? Juice? Milk? Soda? Nope—it's tea. Tea is the second most consumed ...

Macronutrients, Part I: Carbohydrates

What Are Carbohydrates: What You Need to Know Macronutrients are nutrients that are required in large amounts for the body to function daily. This...

Pre-Game Nutrition: What to Eat Before You Compete

Athletes are always told to "eat well" the day before and day of a competition so that they have energy to spare for the intense physical activity they...

This Ebola Treatment Sounds a Lot Like Your Sports Drink

If you've been following news of the recent Ebola outbreak, you've doubtless heard how important hydration is to those infected with the virus. B...

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