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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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Here's What Eliud Kipchoge Ate Before Breaking the 2-Hour Marathon

For the first time in history, a human has successfully run 26.2 miles in under two hours. That human is Eliud Kipchoge. On Saturday, the 34-yea...

Is Dave's Killer Bread Actually Healthy?

Dave's Killer Bread is the largest organic bread company in North America. According to The Ringer, the company's products were available in over ...

What 23 Different Pro Athletes Eat Before Games

The pre-game meal is a sacred tradition in sports. There's absolutely a science to what foods power the best performance, but many pro athletes app...

These 3 Simple Rules Are the Best Diet Advice You'll Ever Get

Eating healthy can feel like rocket science. It seems every person you come across has a different recommendation for improving your diet, and they...

Are Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes Bad for You?

It is officially Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte season. The wildly popular limited time beverage from the world's largest coffee chain has become an...

Is Kraft Mac and Cheese Healthy?

Few packaged products have had the cultural impact of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't have fond memories...

Are Nutri-Grain Bars Actually Healthy?

Americans want their food healthy, convenient and delicious. The demand for those three criteria has driven the explosive growth of breakfast, cere...

Hey, Skinny Kid: Here's What You Need to Do to Bulk Up

I'm always surprised by just how skinny high school boys are nowadays. I look around and see skinny guys all over the place. Now don't get me wrong...

Why Tuzar Skipper Could Be a UDFA Gem for the New York Giants

As a kid growing up in the Bronx, Tuzar Skipper always told his mom he was one day going to play in the NFL. Now he's not only in the league, but i...

I Eat Salads Every Day But I Still Can't Lose Weight. Why?

"All I eat are salads, but I can't lose weight!" Sound familiar? It should, as thousands—if not millions—of Americans are currently frustrated ...

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