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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

Great job! Planning is key!

Great job! Planning is key!...  Read more

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition,
Updated 11/24/2015 8:17:21 PM

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition, motivation, training etc....  Read more

Nutrition tracker not working.
Updated 11/24/2015 2:29:29 PM

I have tracked my food, but its not showing up on the tracker. It shows the calories on the start page, though. Cindi...  Read more

Following the SparkPeople plan definitely works!

Following the SparkPeople plan definitely works! You might want to check out the healthy family articles we have put together on the website. To see them, go to, then Article & Videos - Pregnancy & Family. You can do it!...  Read more

Here is my healthy eating plan for Thanksgiving...
Updated 11/24/2015 10:02:23 AM

Here is my healthy eating plan for Thanksgiving....veggies will be a salad with a little olive oil and lemon juice, I will eat turkey breast meat no stuffing or carbs but instead swap for low sugar cherry cobbler. Totally satisfying and yummy :)...  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