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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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When Is it Safe For Kids to Start Drinking Coffee?

The more we learn about coffee, the more evidence there is that it can support a healthy lifestyle. The case for drinking coffee today may be stron...

Is Turkey Sausage Actually Healthy?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You've certainly heard the phrase before, and it's not without merit. Studies have found that maki...

Is Kombucha Actually Healthy?

Kombucha. The name alone sounds exotic, like an elixir of health from a faraway land. Indeed, it's believed that kombucha—which is defined as a b...

5 Nutritionists Tell You How to Limit the Damage During Your Thanksgiving Meal

You're going to indulge on Thanksgiving. That's an undeniable fact. Heck, it's a national holiday in which the main event is eating. And the food is ...

The Superfood Diet That Helps Antonio Brown Devour Defenses

When Antonio Brown began posting photos of his meals on Instagram several months ago, I took notice. We've covered AB's nutrition in the past, but thi...

Add Fall Flavors to Your Workout Shakes With Pumpkin Apple Butter

Pumpkin Apple Butter If you're like me I use peanut butter, almond butter, or sunflower for my pre-workout, protein drinks, and even mid-day snacks...

Sardines: The Incredibly Powerful Superfood You've Probably Been Ignoring

Sardines. They're one of the most disrespected foods in America. There seems to be some sort of psychological hold-up that prevents people from eve...

The NBA's Vegan Revolution: Why so Many Players Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

Once upon a time, the idea of veganism catching on among the NBA elite would've seemed all but impossible. Call it a generational disconnect. Charl...

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs are a convenient and affordable source of high-quality protein. An average sized egg has 6 grams of protein, 78 total calories and nu...

Starbucks' Seasonal Drinks Are a Nutritional Nightmare

Black coffee is a healthy, energizing beverage. From enhanced memory to improved athletic performance, black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cre...

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