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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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Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

Aaron Rodgers Removed Dairy From His Diet Because it Made Him Poop Too Much

When you're living and playing football in Wisconsin, as quarterback Aaron Rodgers has done for his entire 12-year NFL career, it can be almost imposs...

Is Halo Top Ice Cream Actually Healthy?

I can confirm that Halo Top ice cream does indeed taste amazing. After hearing hype for months about this low-calorie, high-protein "healthy" ice c...

The Lifestyle Change That Helped Draymond Green Turn Up His Game

Draymond Green is the engine that powers the Golden State Warriors. His versatility and defensive prowess make him a frustrating matchup for oppone...

L.A. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Used to Eat 'So Much' McDonald's

When Melvin Gordon collapsed in a heap in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers last season and was eventually carted off the field with a hip strain,...

6 Gluten-Free Snacks That Will Power Athletes

Need an easy-to-grab gluten free snack for work or your kiddo's summer day camp? Or, just need a healthy snack to keep at work? Look no further than...

The 5 Nutrition Habits of Explosive Basketball Players

Basketball players: One of the major factors that determine whether you'll become a good player or a great one is your diet. The proof is in the ph...

Is Hummus Actually Healthy?

Americans are crazy for hummus. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25 percent of U.S. households now stoc...

Draymond Green Is Eating More Red Meat to Prepare Himself to Play in Utah's Altitude

After playing Games 1 and 2 in the friendly confines of Oracle Arena, the Golden State Warriors will shift their second-round playoff series against t...

Why These NFL Greats Are Now Taking Their Vitamins in Liquid Form

"Who takes a multivitamin in pill form every day?" All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski, top-rated NFL receiver Antonio Brown, six-time Pro Bowl wide...

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