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Wrestlers: How Nutrition Can Help You Make Weight During the Pre-Season

Wrestling is the ultimate combination of power, strength and endurance. And even though matches are "only" 6 minutes or less, wrestlers burn a ton of...

Why Can't I Stop Gaining Weight?

gaining weight As a "REBEL Registered Dietitian" I will be the first to tell you that I do not care about the number on the scale. We all have set...

Got (Almond) Milk? How 6 Popular Milk Alternatives Measure Up

We all remember the famous ads from days past, our favorite athletes smiling below white milk mustaches and big letters questioning us, "Got Milk?...

How to Determine the Best Exercise Order for Your Workout

Often I see or hear about peoples training sessions and can't help but ask, "Why are you doing things in that order"? Maybe they will reply with some...

How the Glycemic Index Can Help Your Athletic Performance

Glycemic index is a measurement of how quickly food impacts blood sugar levels compared to pure sugar. Foods are ranked on a scale of 0 to 100, with...

3 Summer Shakes That Boost Athletic Performance

Summer is a time for athletes to rebuild their foundation and prepare for the upcoming season. Working out in the summer heat can leave you high and dry...

How Food Affects Your Muscle-Building Hormones

Building muscle takes the proper balance between optimizing hormone function, quality thought out training and a diet aimed at supporting both, aka the...

3 Fruits and 3 Vegetables Athletes Must Eat

Veggies Fueling for athletics requires achieving adequate amounts of macronutrients- carbohydrates, protein and fat. However, in order to keep you...

The Truth About Eating Before Bed

"Eating before bed makes you gain fat." Sigh. Eating right before bed does not make you gain fat, and quite actually will not only help you build...

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