Nutrition Articles

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

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Healthy Snack For Youth Athletes

Nutrition is a crucial component for any athlete when attempting to optimize performance. Ensuring proper hydration, caloric balance, and nutrient tim...

What Should I Eat After A Competition

Our bodies are primed immediately after workouts and games to accept nutrients that will start the recovery process, stimulate muscle repair and growt...

Electrolytes For Youth Athletes

Electrolytes are a key piece to any athlete's arsenal. Here is what you need to know.Growing up, I fell victim. High sugary drinks, such as Gatorade a...

ABC's of Sports Nutrition

Believe it or not, eating a good sports diet can be simple. Yet too many athletes have created a complex and confusing eating program with good and ba...

Sports Tournament and Traveling Nutrition

As a parent or athlete, one of the significant battles in the fight for eating well while traveling is having nutritious food ready and available when...

How To Eat Healthy While Working From Home

It's crazy to think that most of us have been in this "work from home" mode for almost a year now. For even those that have gone back to work (or neve...

No Tuna in Subway's Tuna Sandwiches, Lawsuit Claims

Subway is facing another lawsuit over its ingredients, alleging that the tuna salad used in its sandwiches and wraps contains absolutely no tuna.A rep...

Should Young Athletes Consume Taco Bell-Style Potatoes?

The common potato is back in the news again for those enjoying dining at Taco Bell. CNN Business Reporter Danielle Wiener-Bronne mentioned that Taco ...

The Best Instant Noodles on the Market

When many think about "instant noodles," they may first gravitate towards ramen noodles. These noodles are absolutely instant, cooking in only three m...

The Importance of Hydration (Even in the Winter)

Did you know that over 60% of our bodies are made up of water? Drinking an ice-cold glass of water on a hot summer day is easy, satisfying to quench y...

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