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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How to Hydrate Properly to Maintain Your Performance in the Summer Heat

Staying hydrated is critical to an athlete's performance. In the heat of the July and August temperatures, athletes are especially prone to dehydration....

How to Prepare Nutritious Overnight Oats for Busy Athletes

Being a student athlete is all about time management. Balancing your studies, practice, competition and a social life is a full plate. Now add in...

Are Bai Drinks Actually Healthy?

Even if you've yet to sip one, odds are you're familiar with Bai drinks. Perhaps you saw their Super Bowl ad featuring Justin Timberlake and Christ...

How a High-Nitrate Diet Can Boost Athletic Performance

Nutrition is an important aspect of athletic success since what we eat serves as the fuel we use during exercise. In recent years elite Tour de France...

3 Metabolism Myths That Need To Die Immediately

Metabolism. It's a simple word that encompasses so much. Metabolism is defined as "the chemical and physical processes by which a living thing uses...

3 Basic Nutrition Rules Athletes Need to Follow

The Nutritional Exercises You Are Not doing to Lose fat, Gain Muscle, & Feel Better Matt Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC, USATF-1, FRC, PN1 Enough with the...

Is Trail Mix Actually Healthy?

Trail mix has been around for over a century. Its origins can be traced back to an outdoorsman named Horace Kephart, who helped plot the route of t...

Russell Wilson Has Dropped His Body Fat by 6% With His New Nine-Meals-a-Day Diet

Russell Wilson is hoping a slimmed down frame might help him get back to another Super Bowl. The 28-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback has been ...

What is 'Added Sugar?' The Addictive Ingredient That's Killing Millions of Americans

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

How Alcohol Affects Athletic Performance

Alcohol and athletic performance have never been words that go together in a positive context. Drinking in moderation in perfectly fine for most people...

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