It is essential to stay on top of your fluid needs.
Americans currently consume more than 9 billion gallons of bottled water per year.
In North America, about 90 percent of adults regularly consume caffeine, mainly in liquid form, whether from cola, tea, coffee, or other caffeine-laced beverages.
Many who drink alcohol may not be aware of how it can affect their athletic performance.
The amount of recovery is different for everyone—factors like age, training intensity, schedule, and diet all play a role in the recovery process.
Experts contend that pushing the calorie-cutting envelope can potentially backfire and actually lead to negative effects on both your health and performance.
Every triathlete anticipates, experiments, and maybe stresses a bit (or a lot) about race day nutrition, starting with the foundation of fluid replacement.
Tart cherry juice is a natural juice containing powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Would taking wheat out of your diet improve your performance?
By approaching your swim workouts with a sports nutrition approach, you can get more out of your workouts in the pool and be more prepared for your other sessions, too.
GI disturbance is a more common problem in running than in other endurance sports.
Some endurance sports, such as swimming and cycling, do not help build bone density.
Sports drink researchers have looked at each of the steps in digestion and absorption to see where the flow may actually slow down or speed up.
Reading labels of sports drinks and making sense of the various carbohydrate sources can be confusing.
Periods of heavy training are sometimes associated with depressed immune function, and compromised immune function can be further aggravated by inadequate nutrition.
Carbohydrate consumed during longer workouts and events can provide an additional fuel source for the brain and muscles.
See why all endurance athletes must avoid even mild levels of dehydration.
Racing without a sports nutrition plan can really hurt your performance.