Performance Nutrition Articles

Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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Here's a Typical Day of Von Miller's Super Clean Diet

Von Miller has a body tailor-made for terrorizing quarterbacks. At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Miller has a sleek yet powerful build that allows him ...

New Study Finds That Insufficient Sleep Leads People to Eat Thousands of Extra Calories Per Week

Sleep is critical. If you don't get enough of it, almost every aspect of your life will suffer—including your diet. A new research analysi...

How Sprouting Your Food Can Make It More Nutritious

It's easy to forget how big a role seeds play in our diet. Grains, pseudocereals, legumes and nuts are all technically seeds. That means foods like...

The Nutrition Bar That's Powering Elite Tennis Players

Tennis is a physically grueling sport. Each point has several explosive swings and sprints with only brief periods of recovery. And for a pro tennis...

Why 'Pickle Juice' Might Be the Perfect Sports Drink

Muscle cramps can end an athlete's dreams of victory in an instant. They normally crop up during pivotal situations late in a competition, and thei...

How To Refuel During Halftime

All athletes know how important it is to fuel their bodies correctly before and after a game to ensure they can perform to the best of their abiliti...

Forget Calories. The Weight of Your Food is What Really Matters

When it comes to food, calories are king. People often think about the caloric values of food before anything else. That's not necessarily a bad th...

Tom Brady Wants to Sell You Cacao Goji Energy Squares

Remember when Tom Brady released his $200 "Nutrition Manual" back in May? Although the manual contained dozens of recipes, Brady has now starte...

Always Hungry? These 6 Healthy Snacks Are Guaranteed to Fill You Up

There's being hungry, and there's being hungry. The latter refers to that insatiable, unquenchable, indestructible hunger that leads you to dow...

This App Boils a Food's Nutrition Down to a Single Number. Can it Help You Eat Healthier?

Nutrition is all about numbers. Carbs, calories, fats, micros, macros, daily values, serving sizes—every food carries a dizzying amount of data a...

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