Protein Articles

If you want to gain more muscle and perform your best during games, it's vital that you eat enough protein to refuel your muscles. Strength training breaks down your muscle fibers, and proper nutrition, like taking in enough protein, is the key to unlocking your body's growth potential. Learn about how much protein you need to eat, how grab healthy meals on the go, and why eating enough protein can be the difference between starting and sitting on the bench.

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Navigating the Wild West of Sports Supplements

Sport and nutrition supplements are a massive, billion-dollar industry worldwide. It can be very tempting to believe some of the outrageous claims on ...

Is Your Teen Eating Enough Protein?

Protein is essential for muscular and cellular repair and growth, so it requires proper intake. If you are a teen athlete, then it becomes, even more,...

Why Is Protein Important For Youth Athletes?

What is protein, and why is it so important? Protein is one of the five food groups, and it is responsible for building muscle when paired with proper...

The Avocado: Health Benefits Every Athlete Should Know

The mighty avocado - or as I like to call it, "nature's mayo" - packs a super food punch that is absolutely to be trifled with. Clinical Dietician...

Our Protein Consumptions May Be Wrong

Protein is one of three macronutrients that needs to be part of our diet. The other two fats and carbohydrates are used as fuel sources for our brains...

Follow These 5 Ridiculously Simple Steps To Eat Healthier

One big problem with most New Year's resolutions is that they're too vague. "I want to get in better shape" sounds good, but how do you actually p...

Are Nutrition Bars Making You Fat? How to Tell If Your Snack is Actually Good for You

Bars are bigger than ever, and I'm not talking about hangouts that serve Budweiser. I'm talking about the ready-to-eat, supposedly-nutritious rect...

9 Easy and Portable Pre-Game Snacks for Athletes

You know you won't perform your best on an empty tank. But eat too much, too close to game time, and your pre-game meal may wind up on your shoes (or ...

12 Must-Have Items in the Athlete's Gym Bag

You don't step into the weight room without a lifting plan. It should be the same with your gear. You can undoubtedly get a challenging workout withou...

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...

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