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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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How Connor Davis Added a Foot to His Broad Jump and Catapulted Himself Into a Pro Football Career

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Dietary Displacement: The Real Reason Trendy Diets Can Produce Great Results

Keto. Gluten-free. Raw vegan. Many of today's trendiest diets are quite restrictive. And when you think about it, some are in direct conflict with ...

Why Your BCAA Supplement May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Walk into your local GNC and you'll see all the latest supplements to hit the market, all claiming to be the missing link you need in your dietary reg...

7 Nutrition Hacks for Elite Performance You've Never Tried Before

As athletes progress toward higher levels of competition and training, nutrition plays a much bigger role in their ability to perform and recover. Asi...

The New Food Pyramid for Female Athletes

I love talking to female athletes who want to eat healthy and make better decisions when it comes to fueling for their performance. But I often fin...

5 Secrets for Shedding Excess Body Fat (That Don't Involve Working Out)

As a strength and conditioning coach, my role often extends far beyond the weight room. One of the many hats I wear daily is that of a nutritionist. ...

Todd Durkin, Two-Time Trainer of the Year, Reveals His 9 Most Impactful Nutrition Tips

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What America Can Learn From the UK's Battle With Junk Food

The grocery store checkout line can be a dangerous place. As you wait to load your items onto the conveyor belt, a plethora of chips, candy bars, c...

Why Intermittent Fasting Doesn't Always Make Sense for Female Athletes

Many of you have probably heard about intermittent fasting, a specific type of fasting associated with a slew of health benefits, including weight los...

Is Subway Actually Healthy?

Subway is the most popular restaurant chain in America. As of June 2018, the sandwich chain boasted more than 25,800 locations in the U.S., dwarfin...

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