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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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...

9 Foods You Didn't Know Have as Much Protein as Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a popular food, often praised for its high protein content. A two-tablespoon serving packs eight grams of protein, making it an easy ...

Bone Broth Breakdown: Should You Eat This 'Super' Soup'?

Athletes are willing to try almost anything to improve their performance. Bizarre workouts, weird superstitions and high-tech recovery tools have al...

The 7 Best Nuts for Your Health and Performance

Nuts are bite sized powerhouses loaded with healthy fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals to keep every athlete well fueled. These concentrated sources...

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