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Nutrition Plan For Athletes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Nutrition Plan For Athletes.

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

about to start a 7 day meal plan. any recipe sugge
Updated 8/3/2015 2:09:03 PM

about to start a 7 day meal plan. any recipe suggestions?...  Read more

or your fitness goals, your nutrition goals will a

or your fitness goals, your nutrition goals will adjust accordingly. But you will have to do those on the website, not the app. Coach Denise...  Read more

lol some of this member entered nutrition info! Fo
Updated 8/3/2015 12:17:26 PM

lol some of this member entered nutrition info! For the kashi chia bars I like somebody entered 60g of fat which is way off. And this smoothie from smart ones said 17g of fiber when it only has 4. Wish there was an option to correct it on the app....  Read more

How do you track buffets with no nutrition listed
Updated 8/3/2015 1:13:13 PM

My family's favorite eat out place is a local Chinese Buffet restaurant. We don't eat there often, but I'm not going to tell my family we can't eat there, and I'm not going to never eat there again either because I do like it every now and then. My q...  Read more

recipes and changing meal plan: new to using this
Updated 8/2/2015 11:08:48 PM

recipes and changing meal plan: new to using this via IPhone app. How do I see the recipe on the meal plan? When I click it, it just tracks the food. Also, can I change a suggested food in the meal plan?...  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