Are Energy Drinks Risky For Athletes?
Athletes have interesting relationships with energy drinks. Who doesn't love caffeine? Caffeine is one of the most easily assessable stimulants, and...
What to Look for in a Pre-Workout Supplement
Pre-workout supplements promise to transform your workouts. You’ll be more energized, you’ll smash weights like never before and you’ll visit Swole City. You wouldn’t be wrong for thinking a magical [...]
Sports Supplements: What’s Safe, Effective and Legal?
supplement savvy sports supplements Supplement Savvy: What Works, What's safe and What's legal Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD After attending...
Ask the Experts: Is it OK to Have an Energy Drink Before a Workout?
Q) I need an energy boost before workouts. Should I have an energy drink? A) Let’s be honest: energy drinks are certainly tempting. Their energy-boosting claims make them seem like [...]
UFC Suspends Beltran and Palhares for Failing Drug Tests
Last month, after both fighters failed a standard drug test, the UFC handed nine-month suspensions to light heavyweight fighter Joey Beltran and middleweight fighter Rousimar Palhares. (Mixed Martial Arts requires [...]
How Pre-Workout Supplements Are Slowing You Down
If you've ever visited a nutrition or supplement store, you've been bombarded with advertisements for the latest and greatest pre-workout supplements. At one time or another, you might have parted [...]
The Dangers of Energy Drinks: St. Louis Rams LT Rodger Saffold's Near-Fatal Experience
Energy drinks are generally formulated to deliver high concentrations of caffeine to generate a rush of energy. This may be OK for the 9-to-5 desk jockey who needs extra oomph [...]
The Scoop on Energy Drinks
Energy drinks are tempting. Who wouldn't want a quick burst of power before a workout, practice or game? But don't be fooled. These drinks pose hidden health risks, especially for [...]
NSF Q&A: How to Select Safe Nutritional Supplements
Athletes will go to great lengths to improve their performance. That's why nutrition supplements have become so popular with athletes. If a supplement can help give you even the slightest [...]
Reduce the Burn With PowerBar's High Intensity Supplement
PowerBar’s mission is based on a passion for sports, health and fitness, and a commitment to helping athletes reach their goals "by providing convenient nutritional products." That mission is exemplified [...]