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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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Your Vitamin D Supplement Probably Isn't Working. Here's How to Change That

The benefits of vitamin D for general health and athletic performance have been well-documented. Exogenous vitamin D supplementation is associated ...

Here's What a Full Day of LeBron's Meals and Snacks Look Like

LeBron James' body has gone through some serious changes over his 15 years (and counting) in the NBA. During the twilight of his first stint in Cle...

Is Kashi GOLEAN Cereal Actually Healthy?

Kashi has become synonymous with health in the eyes of many Americans. The California-based company was acquired by Kellogg's in 2000 and is now a jug...

Are Bang Energy Drinks Healthy?

Energy drinks are rarely a good choice. Many shock your system with colossal amounts of caffeine and sugar in an effort to increase alertness, but ...

How BODYARMOR's Unique Formula Helps Athletes Avoid Disaster During Crunch Time

It's crunch time, and you're distracted. You feel slow, sick and weak. The chances of you finishing your game, practice or workout with auth...

The All-Important Nutrients That Separate BODYARMOR From Traditional Sports Drinks

Since its founding in 2011, BODYARMOR has built a loyal following among the world's athletic elite. Superstars like James Harden, Mike Trout, Megan...

13 Horrible Drinks and What They Do to Your Body

  Americans have a tough time estimating just how harmful a beverage can be. In his book Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Dr...

6 Strategies To Help Young Athletes Eat Better

Over the years, I've found that poor nutrition habits, often characterized by a failure to eat regularly, are one of the biggest barriers for kids in ...

Is Fruit Juice Actually Healthy?

Is fruit juice healthy? If you poll your average parent, feedback is varied. A 2012 study found that one-third of parents believed fruit juice was ...

These 5 Habits Will Help You Stop Eating so Much Added Sugar

Added sugar. There's little doubt you're eating too much of it. In a day and age when the average American consumes a staggering 88 grams of add...

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