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The Truth About Eating Before Bed

"Eating before bed makes you gain fat." Sigh. Eating right before bed does not make you gain fat, and quite actually will not only help you build...

How NFL Prospects Fuel to Perform Their Best at the Combine

"I say this joking around to my athletes, but I'm being dead serious. I believe nutrition is oftentimes the most important speed coach that we have,...

Do's and Don'ts: Building Muscle for Athletes

Many athletes are introduced to weight training through bodybuilding workouts. With organized strength and conditioning programs still omitted from most...

L.A. Galaxy's Safe Supplementation for Soccer Players

Photo: AP Omar Gonzalez, the Los Angeles Galaxy defender and likely member of the U.S. National Team heading to the World Cup, takes fueling serio...

The Positive Side Effects of Creatine (Besides Building Muscle)

The Positive Side Effects of Creatine (Other Than Building Muscle) I would like to preface this article by stating that I support the whole food...

3 Reasons Why You Should Take a Fish Oil Supplement

Athletes and those who train on a consistent basis face the challenges of dealing with joint and muscle soreness, psychological stress, and recovering...

5 'Good Foods' That Might Be Bad for You

For years, we have been told that healthy foods are those low in fat and sodium and high in fiber and protein. Evil can lurk, though, among what we...

Leucine: Cutting Weight with the Alpha of the Aminos

Cutting weight is arguably the most important time to pay ever-so-close attention to an athlete's diet. Cut too much of the wrong nutrient and you may...

5 Rules You Must Know Before Taking a Fish Oil Supplement

Background In the late 1980s, some of the first field tests of high-grade fish oil supplements took place with athletes in California. Dr. Barry Se...

STUDY: Too Much Vitamin C Hampers Endurance Athletes

Too much of a good thing is not good for you. That's what researchers at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences concluded following a study of how s...

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