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- Medications (12)
- Performance Enhancing Drugs PEDS (11)
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Eating Before Exercise - Foods for Athletic Competition
What should you eat before exercise? Whether you are eating before an athletic competition, or a basic training workout, what you eat can make a difference in both your performance and recovery.
Sports Nutrition - How Carbohydrate Provides Energy for Exercise
Carbohydrate is arguably the most important source of energy for athletes. No matter what sport you play, carbs provide the energy that fuels muscle contractions.
Sports Nutrition Basics from Training to Competition
Sports nutrition and eating to fuel your workouts and improve sports performance can be complicated. In order to simplify the role of nutrition in sports performance, it's often easier to break it down into phases. Get the basics on sports nutrition.
Simple Sports Nutrition Tips
Sports nutrition can be complicated, but there are some basic principles that apply to nearly every athlete. If you aren't interested in the details or the science of sports nutrition , but still want to get the most from your diet, the follow recommendations are for you.
High Protein Diets and Sports Performance
Are high protein diets, like south beach and atkins, right for athletes?
Nutrition for Winter Athletes
Recommendations and tips for eating for winter sports and cold weather exercise.
Nutrition and Athletic Performance
The Position Statement from the Dietitians of Canada, the American Dietetic Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Nutrition Tips for Vegetarian Athletes
Vegetarians must take extra care to avoid deficiencies of iron, zinc, and B12, which can hurt exercise and strength training performance.
High Protein Diets Cause Dehydration, Even in Trained Athletes
Research that showed high protein diets silently caused dehydration in endurance athletes, individuals whose training gave them a greater capacity to adapt to dehydration than the average person
Fighting Fat Gain: Strategies That Can Make a Difference
How calcium, breakfast and high fiber can help control weight gain.
High Protein Diets Cause Dehydration, Even in Trained Athlet
Study findings: A diet high in protein silently caused dehydration in endurance athletes.
Nutrition Tips for Strength Training
In order to build lean muscle mass you need to combine an adequate calorie intake with a solid muscle strengthening program.
The post-exercise meal is critical to recovery and improves your ability to train consistently.
Yo-Yo Dieting May Weaken Immune System
New reserech finds that Yo-Yo dieting may weaken the immune system
Athletes and Iron Deficiency
How to get enough iron and avoid anemia.