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How I Became a Seven-Fingered Diabetic Powerlifter

My name is Chris Ruden, a diabetic powerlifter with type 1 diabetes, just as you or your loved one for whom you're reading this article. We may have the...

5 Side Effects of a Low-Protein Diet for Athletes

Most people generally know that protein is related to building muscle, even if they don't understand the biology of it. For athletes, it's a critical...

How Endurance Athletes Can Reap the Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

Ketosis is a metabolic process where our bodies utilize our internal fat stores for energy instead of glucose. Traditionally, nutritionists have always...

5 Endurance Supplements That Effectively Boost Your Stamina

Endurance athletics requires a fine balance of strength and endurance that can only be achieved by years of strategic training and dieting. Endurance...

Tips for How Female Athletes Can Effectively Manage PCOS

Polycistic Ovary Synrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder affect nearly 10% of reproductive age women. Endocrine disorders are any that deal with...

Definitive Guide to Game-Day Hockey Nutrition

If you want to perform at a high level there is simply no way around hockey nutrition and properly fueling your body. In this day and age there are...

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...

Coconut Sugar: What Is It, and Is It Good for You?

One of the newest sweeteners to show up in grocery stores is coconut sugar. It is a minimally processed natural sugar made from dried coconut palm...

WNBA Star Maya Moore's Small Diet Change That Produced Big Results

Just before the 2013 season, Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore spent three weeks living and training with WNBA veteran Kara Lawson—and not just ...

High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Sugar: What's The Difference?

Table sugar is relatively easy to understand. Also known as sucrose, It's sweet and granular, and can come from sugarcane or sugar beets. High fructose...

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