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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The Performance Boosting Benefits of Pumpkin

With Halloween fast approaching and thanksgiving right around the corner, pumpkins and pumpkin flavored foods are everywhere. And that's a good thing,...

2 Healthy Soups & Stews for Athletes

Soups and stews can be an easy, healthy way to add more nutrition to your meals and snacks. These healthy recipes can help fuel your active lifestyle,...

Make Rotisserie Chicken Better With 2 Simple No-Cook Recipes

Cooking up an elaborate meal is sometimes not an option. You get home late from a workout or practice and still have homework to do. Or, you may sim...

The Avocado Milkshake

The avocado is the greatest fruit that has ever fallen from the tree and is an essential fruit to put into your diet.From living in Brazil, I have lea...

7 Unbelievable Benefits of Eating an Orange Every Day

Oranges are pretty awesome. They're convenient, they're tasty and—most important—they're good for you. Oranges have long been a halftime staple fo...

9 Benefits of Eating Strawberries Everyday

Strawberries are awesome. A big, ripe juicy strawberry ranks right up there as one of the most irresistible foods mother nature offers. Not only are t...

Benefits of Coconut Water for Athletes

Often referred to as nature's sports drink, coconut water is becoming a popular choice among athletes. But does it live up to the hype? And what are i...

Visual Nutrition Assessment for High School Athletes

Technology provides us with information within seconds on our devices. The flood of information that we get exposed to daily can be challenging to sif...

5 Ways Working Out Makes You Smarter

The life of a student-athlete is not easy. Balancing school, sports and other activities is a constant juggling act, with minimal downtime. But what i...

9 Easy and Portable Pre-Game Snacks for Athletes

You know you won't perform your best on an empty tank. But eat too much, too close to game time, and your pre-game meal may wind up on your shoes (or ...

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