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7 Reasons Athletes Are Going to Love CLIF's Nut Butter Bars

In mid April, the day before I ran the Boston Marathon, I had the opportunity to sample CLIF's yet-to-be-released Nut Butter Bars. Since that day, I...

Why Conor McGregor's 'Steak Every Day' Diet Is a Thing of the Past

Conor McGregor moved up two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5. Gutsy? Sure. But Diaz ended up choking out McGregor in the se...

3 Ways Your Diet Can Help Injuries Heal Faster

Injuries are unfortunately an often unavoidable part of sport. From minor strains to major surgeries you have specific nutrition needs that need to be...

4 Tips for Meal Planning

Sunday Food Prep Not knowing what, where or when you are going to eat each day can really limit your options and affect your nutrition. Without a plan,...

The New Food Guidelines for Athletes

The recent USDA dietary guidelines for healthy eating are already mired in controversy. In only a week, there has been an outcry from nutrition scient...

5 Easy Back-to-School Packed Lunches

Back to School Packed Lunches It's that time of year for back to school and often times what you have for lunch is the last meal prior to afterschool...

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...

Tips for Healthy Weight Gain

Tips for Healthy Weight Gain For most athletes, gaining weight can be harder than it sounds, especially if you want to do it the right way. Gaining...

Eat Fat. Be Healthy

The Surprising Benefits of Healthy Fats   When reading nutrition labels, I encourage clients to look at the types of fat, not the amount of fat. You...

4 Athlete-Friendly Microwave Meals

Greasy burgers, chicken fingers and nachos coated with a cheese-like substance are probably the first things that come to mind when we say "fast foo...