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Athlete Nutrition Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Athlete Nutrition Plan.

5 Diet Mistakes That Derail Your Workouts

Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio...  Read more

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave...  Read more

Get Others Involved in Your Goals

Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone. People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq...  Read more

6 Essential Variables in Weight Training

Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete. By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe...  Read more

Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

What are your plans to keep all the Halloween trea
Updated 10/1/2015 4:20:35 PM

What are your plans to keep all the Halloween treats from wrecking your efforts/progress?...  Read more

Looking for a good meal plan
Updated 10/2/2015 6:19:42 AM

I am about 50 pounds overweight. This is partially due to bipolar meds and partially due to depression related lack of motivation. I'm feeling way better now but I need to jump start my diet and exercise back into gear!! I was wondering if anyo...  Read more

good morning! today is day 4 for me. i plan on doi
Updated 10/1/2015 8:22:27 AM

good morning! today is day 4 for me. i plan on doing a 10min exercise video, a 2 mile walk and i am going to attempt to go canoeing. what is everyone else doing today?...  Read more

i plan on canoeing tomorrow for a change. can i on
Updated 9/30/2015 7:50:44 PM

i plan on canoeing tomorrow for a change. can i only track it by how many minutes i did it? or is there an app like mapmywalk?...  Read more

It'll be a working dinner anyways as we'll be plan

It'll be a working dinner anyways as we'll be planning the spring concert series and our music selections....  Read more

Awake the Athlete

"All of us are athletes. Some of us are in training and some of us are not. Our job as a coach is to awaken the inner athlete." -Coach RutherfordI remind myself that I am an athlete and listen to "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor. Cheesy but it works.1...  Read more


When I am planning my evening meal I always use Spark recipes..this helps me keep track my nutrition values easier..4...  Read more

WLS - The journey before, during, and after.

A team to meet others that have had WLS and planning or trying to maintain weight after being post-op for years. All is welcome friends and family too. Our path on this journey never ends....  Read more

Eat Like an Olympic Athlete

I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou...  Read more

What You Can Learn from America's Top Sports Nutrition Expert

Dave Ellis has an encyclopedic knowledge of nutrition and possesses an uncanny ability to distill complicated scientific information into succinct, sound advice for the rest of us. For 27 years, Ellis, a registered dietitian and Certified Strength &...  Read more