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Training and competition place high demands on the body, so athletes need meal plans to get the right nutrients and fluids at the right times. Sticking to an eating plan facilitates gains in muscle size, strength and speed as well as overall athletic performance. Get expert advice on formulating a meal plan specific to your nutritional needs to help you achieve your performance goals.

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Pumpkin Pie vs. Apple Pie: Which Is Healthier?

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but put a bunch of them in a pie and the medical staff could come running. Apple pie's high calorie and fat...

The Top 15 Halloween Candies You Should Definitely Avoid

  It's a big part of what makes the holiday fun, and completely abstaining from Halloween treats sounds like torture. However, some candies...

8 Awesome Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day

Apples are awesome. They're portable, delicious, and, according to research, they deliver tons of helpful nutrients that can help you regulate you...

The Greens Guide: Which Leafy Green Is Really the Healthiest?

You know that greens are good for you. That fact has likely been drilled into your head from an early age. But what greens should you be going for ...

Are Acai Bowls Actually Healthy?

Acai bowls are here to stay. What started as a stylish trend years ago thanks in part to the rise of acai berries as a "superfood" has now become a...

Top 5 Reasons Your Protein Shake is Making You Tired

Believe it or not, many active individuals (even professional athletes!) struggle with how to make a great smoothie, recovery shake, or meal replaceme...

How Alcohol Wreaks Havoc on Your Sleep

Despite alcohol's well-known negative effects on athletic performance and recovery, surprisingly few athletes abstain from drinking, even at the highe...

What Coaches and Parents Need To Know About Training the Pre-Adolescent Female Athlete

Height is shooting up faster than you can say "growth spurt."Hip structures are widening.Thighs and legs are lengthening.Coordination feels funky and ...

Cookout Commandments: What to Eat (and Avoid) at Your Summer BBQ

With July 4th right around the corner, it's the perfect time to talk about a classic American summer tradition—cookouts. They are not exactly co...

When Is it Safe For Kids to Start Drinking Coffee?

The more we learn about coffee, the more evidence there is that it can support a healthy lifestyle. The case for drinking coffee today may be stron...

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