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Should You Eat Like NFL Star Tom Brady?

The NFL quarterback's personal chef, Allen Campbell, recently gave the media a peek inside mealtimes with Brady and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bündchen.

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Protein Facts and Fallacies for athletes

Research shows that strength training, endurance events, and some sports increase your need for protein. While the RDA (recommended daily allowance) is roughly 60 grams, many of us require more....

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What to Eat Before a Run

Your training plan may say it's time for your lunchtime five-miler, but your grumbling stomach begs to differ. So how can you get through your workout without keeling over from ...

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The Best Protein Powder for Your Smoothie

"While most women get the recommended 70 to 90 grams daily, they consume too much at dinner and too little at breakfast and lunch," says sports dietitian Heather Mangieri, R.D., a spokeswoman for...

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Is Alcohol Killing Your Workout?

While moderate alcohol consumption — usually defined as no more than one drink per day for women and two for men — has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, it has also been tied...

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Study: Is Breakfast Necessary For Weight Loss?

If you're trying to lose weight, the answer is maybe not, according to a study published in Nutrition Journal. The study concludes that "reduced breakfast energy intake is associated with lower...

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The 9 Best Foods for Athletes

Sure, carbo-loading's important—but for top-notch performance, it's just part of the story. Supplement your training with these healthy eats that will help you build strength, sustain energy, and recover faster...

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8 Foods Athletes Must Avoid

Sure, carbo-loading's important—but for top-notch performance, it's just part of the story. Supplement your training with these healthy eats that will help you build strength, sustain energy, and recover faster...

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Sports Drink Alternatives? 7 Healthier Picks To Power Up Your Workout

After a tough workout at the gym, many people reach for a sports drink. You know the ones; those technicolor fruit drinks, most often labeled with an "ade" suffix ("Powerade," "Gatorade," etc.)...

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Eat Like a Champ: The Best Foods for Runners

What you should eat before and after a training run — or any intense day at the gym — to help you energize, refuel and perform at your best...

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Dining Hall Dilemmas

Former Syracuse University athlete Matt Cady is a distance runner built like a linebacker. Naturally larger than his fleet-footed brethren, Cady found navigating the dining hall in college a challenge...

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6 Heart Healthy Oils for Runners

If you stir-fry vegetables in canola oil and drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over salads, you're already loading up on healthy fats and antioxidants. "But just as runners experiment with different...

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14 Ways to Eat Like a Cyclist at the Tour de France

Sports scientists at Rutgers University found that a nine-day supplement of black-tea extract decreased delayed-onset muscle soreness after cycling intervals. "The black-tea extract reduces...

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Food for fuel: Olympian Phelps' unusual diet

As US swimming sensation Michael Phelps sets his sights on more gold medal wins at the Beijing Olympics this weekend, the BBC's Michael Hirst examines the part an extraordinary....

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Five Things Should Avoid Before a Ride

If you want to keep up with the group on your next long ride, you need to be prepared. But preparation is about more than what you should do—it's also about what you shouldn't do...

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Food Facts

To add one pound of muscle the body needs an additional 10-14 grams of protein per day. This is equal to about two ounces of meat, poultry or fish, one large egg or one cup of beans...

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How Endurance Athletes Benefit From Beet Juice?

Athletes at the London Olympics drank it for peak performance, U.S. marathoner Ryan Hall drinks a glass to improve his run time, even Auburn's football...

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Eating for Endurance

Athletes train well in advance to get in shape and to gain that competitive edge. However, the area of nutrition is often overlooked and can make a major...

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NCAA Banned Drug Classes (2015-2016)

The NCAA list of banned-drug classes is subject to change by the NCAA Executive Committee. Contact NCAA education services or www.ncaa.org/health-safety for the current....

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