Blogs about Sports Nutrition

Nutrition for College Athletes: The Critical Importance of Breakfast

In a recent post on nutrition for collegiate athletes we discussed some of the benefits to cleaning up your diet (most notably, performance!), as well as showed some not-so-hot statistics and research that revealed collegiate athletes don’t eat nearly as well as they should.We’ve been told the importance of breakfast over and over, to ad nauseum, to the point that when we hear it now it tends to go in one ear, out the other.

Nutrition for College Athletes -- How Well Do College Athletes Actually Eat?

In part one of this series of posts covering nutrition for college athletes we are going to quickly get into the benefits of eating better, and take a peek into research covering the dietary habits and knowledge of collegiate athletes.The upsides of eating well may seem obvious.After all, as athletes we are drilled from an early age on the importance of properly fueling up before practice and competition.Here are just four of the things that happen when we clean up our diet:

Bodybuilding And Nutrition

Nutrition plays a very important role in any sport for that matter! Same goes for body buildg and anyone who is serious about the sport.  Good nutrition is essential for a healthy life, but it is most important for a body builder to have effective workouts and grow muscles quickly and efficiently.So,  What type of nutrition or diet should you have to become successful in your body building quest? 

Is football making you fat?

I am a football fan as much as the next person. College football is my sport and Michigan is my team (Go Blue) But the reality is that all the socializing that goes along with it can be detrimental to your health and waist line. So I don't do it. NFL and College Football are on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That is over 50% of the week. For many people each game involves a drink or two at home, a sports bar or at the stadium. Alcohol consumption of more than 1 serving, more than 1-2 per week will surely give you a gut, especially if you are drinking beer.

The Magic Pill

 

What Type of Creatine is the Most Effective?

 Looking for ways to improve your workout? Want better strength, endurance, speed, and dexterity for your anaerobic exercise? There are a few options available to you. One of the safest and most reliable methods is to take a Creatine supplement. In this article, we will review what Creatine is, the effects of using it, and the different kinds available. Let’s get started!

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How To Prevent Over-Training

Being a fitness enthusiast is a wonderful thing. In fact, many people wish self-motivation and enthusiasm for fitness were a part of their makeup or habits.

Invest and Believe in Yourself! The Jens are doing it!

Busy life, family, work, schedules etc.!  I hear you!  It is hard taking time and caring for yourself. Eating on the run, no time for workouts and stress rules, at times.   I too have these challenges! It's about taking the small steps to keep you healthy enough to maintain that schedule and to be present for work and your family.  Preventative care, is the key!

10 Tips to Help Speed Up Your Metabolism and Burn Fat...

1. Eat every three hours or so as this will keep your metabolism running in ‘high gear’ for extended periods. If you are unable to eat every 3 hours try incorporating protein shakes into your routine.