I recently had the pleasure of listening to a talk by exercise physiologist John Ivy, PhD of the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Ivy has done a lot of sports nutrition research. Here are a few of his key points that might be of interest
Ask any coach or college athletic director, and you’ll hear concern about alcohol and athletes. Rightfully so. Alcohol and athletics is a dangerous duo, associated
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a state-of-the-art sports nutrition conference sponsored by SCAN, the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition practice group
If any of those thoughts sound familiar, you are among a large group of athletes who struggle with food. I routinely counsel food-obsessed exercisers/athletes who fear
Whether you want to recover from an early morning practice or an afternoon game, pancakes are a fun source of carbs to refuel your muscles
Chocolate milk is an ideal post-workout beverage, because every serving contains the nutrition needed to promote effective recovery after exercise
Tired of paying $6 for a protein shake at the gym? Do protein shakes made from a packet of chemicals concern you? Try this great recipe for a 100% natural, delicious, nonfat, shake that can be used when you are short on time but want something nutritious!
Have you ever wondered how your favorite nutrition bar is made?
With this recipe, you can now make a nutrition bar yourself! These bars have a similar taste to the Kashi fruit and nut variety, and they are packed with good nutrition. Make them on the weekend and snack on them during the week; they won’t last long!
Soccer Forward Abby Wambach clearly enjoys good food. Here is an easy dessert, perfect for carbo-loading
Women’s Professional Soccer Forward Tasha Kai’s dad says this is Tasha’s favorite dish when she comes home to Hawaii for a visit