For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

author : Nancy Clark
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photoAlthough you cannot change your genetics and your tendency to fidget, you can boost your calorie intake. Here are five tips to help you bulk-up healthfully.

The No-Brainer-Nutrition-Plan

author : chrisandniki
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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.

The Practical Way to Lose Fat

author : JeremyLikness
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avatarLosing fat is not difficult. So why does this continue to be an elusive goal for so many people, who “struggle” just to lose a few inches?

Recovering from Hard Exercise: How to Refuel

author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhat's best to eat for recovery after a hard workout? How many carbohydrates do you need? Do you need protein? What about electrolytes?

Carbo-loading: Tips for Endurance Athletes

author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhile carbo-loading sounds simple (just stuff yourself with pasta, right?), the truth is that many endurance athletes make food mistakes that hurt their performance.

Sports Nutrition: What’s Old? What’s New?

author : Nancy Clark
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photoTimes have changed! Common diet and sports nutrition myths get dispelled by science.

Peanut Butter: A Super Sports Food

author : Nancy Clark
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photoIn this day and age of energy bars, protein powders and weight gain shakes, many athletes forget about “real" foods such as peanut butter. Peanut butter is perhaps the best sport food around.

Fueling for Training: What to eat before, during and after you exercise

author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe same athletes who worry about event-day fueling often neglect their day to day training diet. The question this article answers is, “What should I eat before, during and after I train?”

The 2014 Guide to Healthy Snacking

author : Nancy Clark
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photoEnergy bars, gluten-free snacks, nut butters, ice cream, candy and vegetarian options for healthy snacking.

Exercise and Weight Control: Myths, Truths, and Gender Differences

author : Nancy Clark
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photoI commonly hear marathoners, triathletes and other highly competitive endurance athletes complain “For all the exercise I do, I should be pencil thin.”

Eating Disorders in Athletes: The Good News

author : Nancy Clark
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photoToo many athletes (of all ages) struggle with food. Some have disordered eating patterns; others have outright eating disorders.

10 Common Mistakes in Hydration and Nutrition

author : IronTom
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photoMistakes in fueling that you can correct during training.

Caffeine: Performance Enhancement in a Mug

author : Nancy Clark
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photoFor athletes, caffeine is a proven performance enhancer. An estimated 80% of us drink coffee daily. Why, we are more likely to drink coffee than eat fruit!

Athlete Weight Management

author : Nancy Clark
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photoAs an athlete, you are unlikely obese, but you may have concerns about your weight or have relatives who struggle with their weight.

Sodium, Muscle Cramps and Sweat Losses: Tips for Sweaty Athletes

author : Nancy Clark
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photoOverhydration can be as dangerous to your health as underhydration. So what does a sweaty athlete need to know about staying adequately hydrated without stomach sloshing?
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