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Protein-power

Protein-power

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

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Alcohol, Athletes & Pressure to Drink

Alcohol, Athletes & Pressure to Drink

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

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Go nuts and eat “plantifully”

Go nuts and eat “plantifully”

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

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When Food Has Too Much Power Over You

When Food Has Too Much Power Over You

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

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Pancakes—Sports fuel!

Pancakes—Sports fuel!

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

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Nature’s Recovery Drink

Nature’s Recovery Drink

Chocolate milk is an ideal post-workout beverage, because every serving contains the nutrition needed to promote effective recovery after exercise

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Healthy, low-cal home-made protein shake for $0.60

Healthy, low-cal home-made protein shake for $0.60

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!

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Fruit and Energy Nutrition Bar Recipe

Fruit and Energy Nutrition Bar Recipe

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!

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Abby Wambach’s Date Bars

Soccer Forward Abby Wambach clearly enjoys good food. Here is an easy dessert, perfect for carbo-loading

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Tasha Kai’s Favorite Fried Rice

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

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