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10 Best Diet Tips for Athletes. Good nutrition plays a pivotal role for athletes who participate in rigorous activities.

10 Best Diet Tips for Athletes

A well-balanced diet with the correct proportions of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins provides much-needed energy and stamina to athletes. Endurance athletes need adequate intake of a variety of foods in their diet for better utilization of glycogen stores and enhanced performance. How to Gain Weight and Increase Strength. Getting bigger and adding lean muscle mass need not be complicated.

How to Gain Weight and Increase Strength

Follow these tips to gain weight quickly, and easily. Schools almost out and summer’s right around the corner. Time to get your training program and nutrition in check.

Trying to loss weight?

3 Foods That Help Build Muscle. Must See Nutrition Videos Joe Mauer Talks Baseball Nutrition What Ryan Hall Eats for Breakfast Leslie Bonci on Nutrition Mistakes Feel doomed to an eternity of scrawniness?

3 Foods That Help Build Muscle

If you're a scarecrow of a guy who can't put on weight, you've probably been told to eat more. But simply eating more doesn't always do the trick. Dried Fruit Dried fruit is great for athletes trying to gain because it doesn't fill you up. Dried fruit packs a bunch of calories in a small serving. Long Beach Boot Camp. Study Shows Fast Food May Have an Immediate Impact on Your Health. Carb Cycling for Weight Loss: Does It Work? We all remember the low-carb diet craze, which demonized carbohydrates in favor of high protein intake.

Carb Cycling for Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Atkins-like diets helped people shed weight quickly, but were far from perfect. Some research suggested lower-carb diets could increase the risk of heart disease, and dieters often gained the weight right back after reintroducing carbs. Now, carb cycling, a diet that alternates between high and low carb days, promises similar results, without depriving the body of any macronutrients. Why Carbs Aren't the Enemy. Must See Nutrition Videos Joe Mauer Talks Baseball Nutrition What Ryan Hall Eats for Breakfast Leslie Bonci on Nutrition Mistakes Low-carb, slow-carb, no-carb.

Why Carbs Aren't the Enemy

I've heard it all when it comes to diets. Although cutting out carbohydrates entirely may be a temporary solution to weight loss, it is both unhealthy and unsustainable. Scale Won't Budge? Try These 7 Weight Loss Tips. Whether the scale hasn’t budged for one week or six, it’s always a frustrating experience — especially when you feel you’re doing everything “right” to get the weight off.

Scale Won't Budge? Try These 7 Weight Loss Tips

But before you start beating yourself up or throw in the towel on your healthy eating plan, know that you’re not alone. “The first thing our research shows is that everything hits a plateau,” says Bob Sullivan, co-author of The Plateau Effect: Getting from Stuck to Success. “Every good idea, diet program, marriage and professional athlete eventually stops working,” says Sullivan. “This is the most confusing thing about any endeavor, and it’s particularly frustrating for people trying to lose weight.” Luckily, there are ways to turn things around — though some methods aren’t as obvious as others. For instance, eating way less might get the scale moving.

100 Delicious, Dirt-Cheap Recipes for the Starving Student. Most students don’t have a lot of cash to spend on food, but that doesn’t mean you have to go hungry.

100 Delicious, Dirt-Cheap Recipes for the Starving Student

With the right recipes and some kitchen savvy, you can eat great even on a student’s budget. Here we’ll share 100 tasty recipes that you can make on the cheap. Along with saving money on meals, budget-savvy students can also save big on a college education by attending inexpensive online colleges. Breakfast Get a good start to your day with these cheap-o breakfasts. Ramen A college staple gets dressed up in these recipes. Sandwiches. My Food Diary - Online Calorie Counter, Diet Journal & Exercise Log - Free Trial. “My favorite diet tracker is MyFoodDiary.com.”

My Food Diary - Online Calorie Counter, Diet Journal & Exercise Log - Free Trial

“The most complete food database.” Start using your account in only 60 seconds. Risk-free 7-day trial. Teen Health and Teen Diet Program From SparkTeens.com. Free Calorie Counter, Diet & Exercise Journal. SuperTracker Home. Healthy and Raw Food Recipes. Food / Recipes. How To and Instructions. Dietary Assessment. Teen Health and Teen Diet Program From SparkTeens.com. BrianMac Sports Coach. Healthy Fast Food: Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices.

When is it healthy to eat fast food?

Healthy Fast Food: Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices

The short answer is: rarely. Typically, fast food is low in nutrition and high in trans fat, saturated fat, sodium, and calories. Some examples: One sack of “hash bites” or “potato snackers” from White Castle, for example, contains 10 grams of very unhealthy trans fat. The American Heart Association recommends we consume less than 2 grams of trans fat per day. Moderation becomes the key. Learning to make healthier choices at fast food restaurants Making healthier choices at fast food restaurants is easier if you prepare ahead by checking guides that show you the nutritional content of meal choices at your favorite restaurants. If you don’t prepare ahead of time, common sense guidelines help to make your meal healthier. Tips for making healthy choices at fast food restaurants Make careful menu selections – pay attention to the descriptions on the menu. Tips for what to AVOID at fast food restaurants Supersized portions. Brown University Health Education.

Whether you are an athlete on one of Brown's varsity teams, someone who works out regularly at the gym, or are just considering getting more physically active, you may be wondering how what you eat and drink affects your performance.

Brown University Health Education

The world of sports nutrition can be particularly confusing, because you may get conflicting information from magazines, web sites, coaches, or friends. Your Body is Like a Sports Car. Posted on March 12, 2012 by Shannon in Blogs, Nutrition Blog, Shannon's Blog, Training Tips Your body is like a sports car, a well-oiled machine. Well, unless we don’t take care of it. There are three ways to make sure that your sports car runs at optimal performance: 1. Training 2. Fueling 3. Easy Healthy Diet Tips for Athletes. Must See Nutrition Videos Joe Mauer Talks Baseball Nutrition What Ryan Hall Eats for Breakfast Leslie Bonci on Nutrition Mistakes Your nutrition can be a complicated subject, if you let it.

Vitamins, minerals, nutrient timing, complex versus simple carbs—it seems like there is always another thing to remember when you’re determining your dinner. Or you can bring it back to basics and realize that understanding food is only as hard as you make it. What Should You Eat After a Workout? Turns Out, ‘When?’ Is The Better Question. Thirty minutes. That’s the vital window of time you have to fully capitalize on your workout with nutrition, according to John Ivy, Ph.D, co-author (with Robert Portman) of the book Nutrient Timing: The Future of Sports Nutrition. A kinesiology professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a world-renowned expert on muscle metabolism, Ivy says one of the most costly mistakes athletes make is not attending to their post-workout and post-competition nutrition with one simple step.

Protein Synthesis: Sooner is Better.