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7 Unhealthy Habits to Stop to Improve your Kids Fitness

Nobody's perfect. While we might have good intentions with signing our kids up for sports classes, we can't resist giving in to a few sweet treats or...

The Hidden Nutritional Benefits of Phytochemicals

To avoid getting sick during the winter and beyond, you need to know the hidden nutritional benefits of phytochemicals.  RELATED: 4 Easy Breakf...

Why You Should Eat Cranberries This Thanksgiving

Health Benefits of Cranberries for Athletes Now that the holiday season is upon us it's time to break out all the wonderful seasonal foods! One of my...

Jim Harbaugh's Keys to Staying Healthy: Sleep, Milk and Lots of Steak

Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh is an interesting dude. He wears khakis during every single moment of his waking life (appare...

High-Protein Snacks for Athletes With Nut Allergies

High Protein Snacks for People with Nut Allergies Protein is an important part of an athlete's day. They help rebuild and repair muscles, fuel workouts,...

Fuel Your Performance with Peas

Pea Nutrition With spring in our midst I cannot wait to change up my vegetable rotation to include more seasonal goods into my meals. The change in...

3 Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Recipes

Peanut butter is great food choice for athletes; high in healthy fats and protein, it helps fuel athletes and rebuilds muscle. While it can be an ideal...

Why Chicken Soup Strengthens Your Immune System

Think you are a pillar of health? Studies show following exhaustive exercise the immune system is depressed, increasing the risk of infection....

6 Vitamins and Minerals Every Athlete Needs to Know

A lot of our sports nutrition articles surface around the importance of carbs, protein and fat, and how to balance meals accordingly. Paying attention...

Why Athletes Need More Vitamin D

Vitamin D in an essential vitamin that not only helps build strong bones, but also assist with signaling gene response, protein synthesis, hormone...

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