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New WHO Sugar Guidelines Say a Can of Soda Per Day Is Too Much

In a not-so-sweet move, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently recommended that adults should cut their daily intake of added sugars from 1...

The 6 Worst Foods for Athletes

Your practice sessions last an hour or two each day—a large chunk of time, for sure, but not quite as much as the hours available for you to sabotag...

3 Immunity Boosting Nutrition Tips

Rigorous physical activity weakens the body's immune function, increasing the risk of infection. Elevate your immunities and avoid getting sick th...

Ask the You Docs: Is There an Energy Drink That's Healthy?

Q: I'm nodding off during the afternoon and feel like I need a pick-me-up. But everything I read about energy drink seems to say they pose a risk ...

2 Energy Drink Rules Athletes Must Follow

Energy drink producers claim the drinks enhance performance, increase stamina and spike alertness, and some research suggests they may improve ana...

6 Effective Drinks for Athletes

Ready to find the best hydration drinks to ease your thirst and give you power during workouts, intense training and lengthy sports sessions? Here a...

An Athlete's Guide to Late-Summer Dehydration

With the summer heat bearing down, athletes should be especially mindful of proper hydration. During strenuous exercise in extreme heat, your body c...

Fueling for an Obstacle Course

Adventure races, mud runs and obstacle courses are gaining popularity. They are a fun way to exercise and work together as a team. They also tend ...

Fuel Up! Grocery Shopping for Training Camp and 2-A-Days

During training season, you have the opportunity to gain speed and strength—and hopefully a starting spot. Unfortunately, you also have a risk o...

Ask the Experts: Is it OK to Have an Energy Drink Before a Workout?

Q) I need an energy boost before workouts. Should I have an energy drink? A) Let's be honest: energy drinks are certainly tempting. Their energ...

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