Salted Quinoa Almond Fudge Cups

By Matt Kadey | Aug. 29, 2016, 2:24 p.m. (ET) Every good deed deserves a reward. So after a health-boosting workout, why not luxuriate in some fudge? Of course, this version has more of what you need to recover well than any typical store-bought fudge. Case in point: I’ve worked in some protein powder, banana… Continue reading Salted Quinoa Almond Fudge Cups

The Dangers of Hyponatremia

By Andy Blow Hyponatremia again hit the headlines fairly recently with the publication of data1 on the prevalence of the condition in IRONMAN finishers in Europe. Worryingly, over 10 percent of athletes tested in a study conducted over the last eight or so years had hyponatremia at the finish line of an event. It’s a… Continue reading The Dangers of Hyponatremia

The Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice for Endurance Athletes

By Lynda Wallenfels The latest revolution in the sports nutrition and supplement industry is the revelation that real whole foods can work as well as or better than pharmaceutical drugs or manufactured supplements, without the negative side effects. The human body has many biochemical pathways and mechanisms we have yet to fully understand. Whole foods… Continue reading The Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice for Endurance Athletes

Easy, Quick Meals Young Athletes Can Cook on Their Own

By Kate Davis | Sept. 20, 2016, 1:29 p.m. (ET) In an ideal world, every young athlete would have a parent waiting at home before or after practice, prepping and serving a nutrient-dense meal that will help them perform their best. The reality is that’s not always an option. The good news is that great… Continue reading Easy, Quick Meals Young Athletes Can Cook on Their Own

Portable, Shelf-Stable Snacks for School or Work

By Kate Davis | Oct. 17, 2016, 1:30 p.m. (ET) One of the biggest challenges athletes have during the school year is continuing solid performance fueling during school hours. Challenges of no snacks in class, no nuts in snacks and other roadblocks can threaten to derail efforts to consistently fuel muscles during the day. However,… Continue reading Portable, Shelf-Stable Snacks for School or Work

Rethink Offseason Nutrition

By Katie Rhodes | Oct. 11, 2016, 3:23 p.m. (ET) As offseason training and the holidays are approaching, most athletes slowly slip into old habits and traditions involving calorie-dense foods and sporadic eating and training. Athletes look forward to the break, but they also experience a tinge of anxiety as they break away from the… Continue reading Rethink Offseason Nutrition