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Is Peanut Butter Actually Healthy?

What would we do without peanut butter? Ever since it was first introduced at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Americans have had a love affair ...

How Nutrient Timing Affects Athletic Performance

Athletes have a lot of advice to keep in mind to make the most of their workout. What time is best to exercise, how many times a week you should...

Is Olive Oil Actually Healthy?

The "Mediterranean diet" may just be the world's healthiest diet. If you're not familiar with the Mediterranean diet, it entails following a diet a...

7 Crucial Nutrients That Female Athletes Need

As women's participation in sports has increased over the past 30 years, one might assume that female athletes keep their bodies in tip-top shape....

3 Basic Nutrition Rules Athletes Need to Follow

The Nutritional Exercises You Are Not doing to Lose fat, Gain Muscle, & Feel Better Matt Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC, USATF-1, FRC, PN1 Enough with the...

5 Foods Besides Animal Protein That Can Help Athletes Gain Muscle

One thing that helps an athlete to be more durable and more athletic is gaining muscle. Unfortunately, gaining lean mass isn't that easy for many...

Is Hummus Actually Healthy?

Americans are crazy for hummus. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25 percent of U.S. households now stoc...

How to Create the Perfect Trail Mix for Fueling On the Go

The Convenient Muscle-Building and Energizing Portable Snack For Sports and Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS With baseball season underway, watch a...

The 4 Most Important Sports Nutrition Rules for Athletes

3 Big Rocks of Sports Nutrition A lesson in elementary school that really resonated with me was when we were given a large jar and 10 or so objects of...

How Fast Food Affects Your Athletic Performance

Most people know that fast food is not a healthy choice but continue to buy it because of its convenience and relatively low price. But if you're an...

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