ADHD, Athletes & Appetite Issues

author : Nancy Clark
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photoAthletes need steady energy to be able to concentrate and perform at their best. Hence, athletes with ADHD need to vigilantly monitor their bodies for early signs of hunger and fatigue.

Heavy Sweater and Fluid Needs

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photoI drink during my runs but I am a profuse sweater and it seems like I just can't keep up with my fluid needs. Would it be helpful to switch to an electrolyte drink for my fluid needs?

For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

author : Nancy Clark
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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.

The No-Brainer-Nutrition-Plan

author : chrisandniki
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photoSolid nutrition principles for those not wanting to put a lot of thought into eating healthy.

The Practical Way to Lose Fat

author : JeremyLikness
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avatarLosing fat is not difficult. So why does this continue to be an elusive goal for so many people, who “struggle” just to lose a few inches?

Fueling on a Budget

author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe name of the fueling game is: How can you buy enough healthy calories with the least amount of money? These practical tips can help optimize a low-budget sports diet.

From the Forum - What's that Ammonia Smell?

author : JeremyLikness
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photoThe next time you smell ammonia, don't worry. It doesn't mean that your muscle tissue is being broken down, and it doesn't mean that you're doomed to stink for the rest of eternity.

Recovering from Hard Exercise: How to Refuel

author : Nancy Clark
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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?

Super Sports Foods: Do They Really Need to be Exotic?

author : Nancy Clark
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photoDo we really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice?

Peanut Butter: A Super Sports Food

author : Nancy Clark
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photoIn this day and age of energy bars, protein powders and weight gain shakes, many athletes forget about “real" foods such as peanut butter. Peanut butter is perhaps the best sport food around.

Fueling for Training: What to eat before, during and after you exercise

author : Nancy Clark
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photoThe same athletes who worry about event-day fueling often neglect their day to day training diet. The question this article answers is, “What should I eat before, during and after I train?”

Carbo-loading: Tips for Endurance Athletes

author : Nancy Clark
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photoWhile carbo-loading sounds simple (just stuff yourself with pasta, right?), the truth is that many endurance athletes make food mistakes that hurt their performance.

Psychological Effects of Exercise

author : ciarac
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photoThe psychological benefits of aerobic exercise are numerous: mood enhancing, reduced anxiety and depression and also stress reduction.

Exercise and Weight Control: Myths, Truths, and Gender Differences

author : Nancy Clark
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photoI commonly hear marathoners, triathletes and other highly competitive endurance athletes complain “For all the exercise I do, I should be pencil thin.”

Triathlon for the Young at Heart

author : Jerrykyc
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photoWhen should you get into triathlon? Anytime. My first triathlon was at age 61. I am training a lady who I taught to swim at age 62 and she will do her first triathlon at age 63.
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