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7 Delicious Muscle-Building Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are one of my favorite things to "eat" as part of a healthy diet. I often recommend them to clients who don't have much of an appetite in ...

Feeling Sick? What to Eat to Maintain Strength, Speed Recovery and Meet Your Performance Goals

Did you catch the flu bug this season, or are you feeling under the weather? Just because you feel sick and can't play your sport doesn't mean you ...

Nutrition Guidelines to Optimize ACL Rehab

From surgery to bracing to a combined surgical repair-reconstruction, there are many ways to approach rehabilitation following an ACL injury, depend...

Superfoods of the Holiday Season

Unfortunately, the holiday season is too often seen as a time for splurging and leniency about straying from well-balanced meal plans. Yet fall an...

Superfood Series A-Z: Jicama and Jalapeño Peppers

Jicama, or "yam bean," is a root vegetable, originally grown in Central and South America. It has a sweet and crispy texture, similar to a water che...

Study Shows Correlation Between Vitamins, Iron and Teen Fitness

A recent study conducted at the University of Zaragoza, in Spain, examined the correlation between levels of vitamins and iron in the bloodstreams o...

Foods to Boost Your Immune System

It's frustrating to train for a big race or make it past the first round of the playoffs, then suddenly become ill. Athletes are at high risk for co...

How a Vegetarian Diet Can Improve Your Performance

Many athletes turn to a plant-based diet to decrease their risk of chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart problems. Some professional athl...

Use Sports Nutrition to Heal Your Injury Faster

A key to being a great athlete is staying off the injured list. Athletes who spend the least amount of time hurt spend the most time conditioning th...

Keys to a Post-Game Meal

On the court, Dwight Howard is a beast among men. His size and strength make him a prodigious physical force in the lane and help power his signature ...

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