Probiotics and Prebiotics: What’s the Difference?
Even though prebiotics and probiotics sound similar, the two play different roles in your health. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria, and prebiotics is food for these bacteria. Prebiotics Prebiotics are the [...]
9 Foods You Didn’t Know Have as Much Protein as Peanut Butter
Peanut butter is a popular food, often praised for its high protein content. A two-tablespoon serving packs eight grams of protein, making it an easy way to add protein to [...]
What You Can Learn From Major League Baseball Clubhouse Food
As one of the earliest giants in baseball, almost everything about Babe Ruth was exaggerated. Whether it was his power at the plate, his penchant for nightlife, or his legendary [...]
The Benefits of Carbohydrates for Athletes – Part 2
In part 1 of this 4-part series, you witnessed a couple of the proposed benefits that carbohydrates had for you or your athletes. Now we will look at some more [...]
The Benefits of Carbohydrates for Athletes – Part 1
Today as part 1 of this 4-part series, we are going to briefly discuss a topic that has been plaguing athletes, coaches, trainers, and parents all over the world for [...]
What Female Athletes Should Know About Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency can decrease performance and lead to anemia. This article explains how iron works and what to look out for to make sure that your female athlete is not [...]
Is Coconut Oil Healthy?
Have you heard about the new “miracle food”? Oh, you’ve got to try it. Did you know it cures cancer? And whitens your teeth? And prevents Alzheimer’s? It also reduces [...]
The Best Times to Drink a Protein Shake
Every athlete has different needs based on his or her type of training, competition and timing of last meal.
3 Fruit Recipes That Alleviate Sore Muscles
All athletes will experience delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) after a workout due to small tears that are occurring within the muscle fibers when...
How to Stay Hydrated With Food During Your Summer Runs
During the summer the need for runners to stay hydrated is extremely important. Water prevents heat related illnesses and keeps your muscles strong...