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Nutrition Plan For Athletes Resources

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

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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

Anyone planning a new 30 day challenge for Februar
Updated 1/30/2015 9:04:13 AM

Anyone planning a new 30 day challenge for February? Iooking for ideas....  Read more

Nutrition tracker - nutrients
Updated 1/29/2015 3:07:40 PM

Hi! I was just looking at my nutrition tracker, and wanted to add in "sugar" as a nutrient to track. I saw sucrose and glucose and whatnot but I don't really care about what kind of sugar I'm tracking, just an overall count. I didn't see it on...  Read more

Got on the floor to do 50 crunches and my lab plan
Updated 1/28/2015 9:48:08 PM

Got on the floor to do 50 crunches and my lab planted himself right on me lol. Let's give this a shot? 😅...  Read more

Baby greens - same nutrition as "grown-up" greens?
Updated 1/28/2015 9:57:52 PM

I've been finding it much easier to get my greens by buying those bags of baby greens. My fave is spinach, kale and chard. I use them both "as is" in salad and also cooked in soups and stews etc. Are these baby greens as nutritious as the matu...  Read more

Fitness Plans on Activity Tracker
Updated 1/28/2015 10:19:23 AM

What happened to the suggested Fitness plans on the Acitivity Tracker? Is there an easier way to find exercises than bouncing back and forth between the library and fitness tracker to build your own plan? Why did you move the fitness options from t...  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

Dinner

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