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Ask the You Docs: Is There an Energy Drink That's Healthy?

Q: I'm nodding off during the afternoon and feel like I need a pick-me-up. But everything I read about energy drink seems to say they pose a risk ...

2 Energy Drink Rules Athletes Must Follow

Energy drink producers claim the drinks enhance performance, increase stamina and spike alertness, and some research suggests they may improve ana...

Ask the Experts: Is it OK to Have an Energy Drink Before a Workout?

Q) I need an energy boost before workouts. Should I have an energy drink? A) Let's be honest: energy drinks are certainly tempting. Their energ...

Why Basketball Players Should Ditch Energy Drinks

Many athletes look to supplements to get ready to play with heightened energy levels. Pre-workout supplements such as N.O. Xplode, Jack3d, and caf...

How Much Water Should Athletes Drink Every Day?

Exactly how much water should you be drinking on a daily basis? It's a relatively simple question, but the answer is complex. The most commonly c...

3 Supplements to Boost On-Ice Performance

Hockey requires tremendous feats of strength, speed, power and endurance. In one shift, you may need to sprint up and down the ice, deliver a crushi...

Get Real Energy by Fueling With Carbohydrates

  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...

3 Common Misunderstandings About Clean Eating

Clean eating can help athletes perform better. But it's not as easy as it sounds. Inexperience can often lead to mistakes, especially when foods cla...

Ask the Experts: Is Caffeine Safe for Athletes?

Q: Is caffeine safe for athletes? A: Man, I hope so. (Hides double latte behind desk.) Many athletes and non-athletes consume caffeine every da...

The Lowdown on Performance Enhancing Drugs

Athletes spend hours and hours training because they want an edge on their opponents. Unfortunately, sometimes athletes turn to performance enhancin...