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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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The Easiest and Tastiest Way to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

Americans are shockingly bad at eating vegetables. The USDA recommends eating two to three cups of vegetables a day. A recent data analysis from th...

Should You Be Taking Wheatgrass Shots?

I remember my first wheatgrass shot. It was vibrantly green and smelled like fresh lawn clippings. It tasted terrible. I rationalized that th...

Jahlil Okafor Went Vegan to Heal His Achy Knees, Has Already Lost 20 Pounds

If Jahlil Okafor can kick the injury bug, he has the potential to be something special. The 21-year-old big man has dealt with knee issues ever sin...

4 Nutrition Tips to Improve Your Golf Game

Diet and nutrition is usually something that gets discussed in the context of bodybuilding or high intensity sports, but did you know that it actually...

Is Hot Sauce Healthy?

Hot sauce has long been a staple for millions of Americans. The crazy part is that hot sauce seems to be getting even hotter—at least when it com...

How Going Vegan Propelled NBA Veteran Wilson Chandler to His Best Season Ever

Wilson Chandler knew he needed to do something different. After being told he'd miss the entire 2015-2016 NBA season with a hip injury, a frighteni...

The One Supplement That Can Alleviate Muscle Soreness

Limiting soreness is key to any successful training program. Whether you're in or off season, having fatigued broken down muscles can stop you from...

Is Olive Oil Actually Healthy?

The "Mediterranean diet" may just be the world's healthiest diet. If you're not familiar with the Mediterranean diet, it entails following a diet a...

How to Avoid Gaining Weight in Your Offseason

If you're an active athlete on a sport's team, chances are there's a difference between the amount of exercise you get in your off season compared to in...

Christian McCaffrey Reveals the Details of His Obsessive Diet

Christian McCaffrey is a master escape artist. Just when a defense thinks they have him dead to rights, McCaffrey's dynamite agility and elite visi...

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