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photoOverhydration can be as dangerous to your health as underhydration. So what does a sweaty athlete need to know about staying adequately hydrated without stomach sloshing?
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photoAs an athlete, you are unlikely obese, but you may have concerns about your weight or have relatives who struggle with their weight.
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photoWhat can I eat to heal quickly? How can I avoid getting fat while I'm unable to exercise? Should I be taking supplements? This article will address those concerns, plus more.
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photoWant to add a nice crunch, along with vitamins and minerals, to your sports diet? This article goes over the uses of flax, chia, sunflower, hemp and sesame seeds along with several grains.
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photoProtein: How much is enough? Weight Management: How much exercise is enough? Also discussed is the link between weight and taste buds.
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photoIf we don’t stop the obesity epidemic, an estimated 42% of all Americans will be obese in 18 years. One-third will be diabetic. Our kids will die at a younger age than their parents.
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photoAlthough you cannot change your genetics and your tendency to fidget, you can boost your calorie intake. Here are five tips to help you bulk-up healthfully.
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photoConfused about how much protein you need, when you need it, and the best kinds of protein? The following article answers some of the questions active people commonly ask about protein.
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photoLearn what the latest research is on using caffeine, sports drinks, cherry juice and beets to improve your triathlon performance.
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photoIf you are an athlete who struggles with losing those last few pounds, take note. Weight issues may have little to do with body fat and more to do with “I'm not good enough.”
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photoLearn the effects that beets, cherries, sleep and body image have on your athletic performance.
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photoLose weight by eating chocolate for breakfast. Refuel after your workouts not with a sports drink, but instead with chocolate milk.
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photoStriving to eat a perfect diet commonly results in deprivation of foods you truly like to eat. You will inevitably end up binging on those foods, sooner or later. Learn how to eat normally.
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photoHow is water used in the body? Is bottled water better? Should I drink 8 glasses of water a day?
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photoWhat's best to eat for recovery after a hard workout? How many carbohydrates do you need? Do you need protein? What about electrolytes?
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Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, an internationally known sports nutritionist and nutrition author, is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for exercise, health and the nutritional management of eating disorders.