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Training and competition place high demands on the body, so athletes need meal plans to get the right nutrients and fluids at the right times. Sticking to an eating plan facilitates gains in muscle size, strength and speed as well as overall athletic performance. Get expert advice on formulating a meal plan specific to your nutritional needs to help you achieve your performance goals.

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Why the Humble PB&J Sandwich Is the Most Popular Pre-Game Snack in All of Pro Sports

The humble peanut butter and jelly combination is having a moment in the sun. In a recent issue of ESPN The Magazine, Baxter Holmes wrote a fascina...

Are Eggs Actually Good For You?

Americans love their eggs. In January alone, United States shell egg production totaled 7.91 billion. That's a lot of omelets. Eggs are one of the ...

5 Key Foods to Maximize Your Recovery After Running a Marathon

Just because running isn't a contact sport doesn't mean that there's no risk of injury. The sheer physical and mental fortitude necessary to run 26.2...

Kawhi Leonard Said His Transition to the NBA was Easy Because of His Mom's Cooking

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard is a simple man. He still drives the 1997 Chevy Tahoe he had in high school; he never complains on the c...

How Fast Food Affects Your Athletic Performance

Most people know that fast food is not a healthy choice but continue to buy it because of its convenience and relatively low price. But if you're an...

The Simple Nutrition Tip That Guarantees Muscle Gain or Fat Loss

Enough is enough. If you are an athlete and you want to take your game to the next level then you need to start paying attention to what you eat. The...

These 8 Calorie-Dense Foods Provide All-Day Energy

Having enough energy as an athlete is a major key to helping you perform better on the field. As an athlete, your energy needs are higher. Not only do...

Is Granola Actually Healthy?

There's a reason granola has become such a popular snack. Several reasons, in fact. For one, it's ultra convenient. Two, it's versatile—a handful...

How Poor Nutrition Habits Wreck Your Strength Gains

Ever wonder why you're not making gains? Usually the first change will be sets, reps, exercises, or intensity of a workout. But should it be your...

5 Side Effects of a Low-Protein Diet for Athletes

Most people generally know that protein is related to building muscle, even if they don't understand the biology of it. For athletes, it's a critical...

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