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Nutrition Plan For Athletes Resources

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

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7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  Read more

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

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

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

New gym plan is on!
Updated 8/19/2016 6:18:34 PM

New gym plan is on!...  Read more

Good Evening. Just wondered what is the best diet plan to follow please? I have a lot of pounds to
Updated 8/19/2016 5:33:10 PM

Good Evening. Just wondered what is the best diet plan to follow please? I have a lot of pounds to loose!. Thank you...  Read more

Mindfulness eating is the plan for today, chewing
Updated 8/19/2016 1:44:53 PM

Mindfulness eating is the plan for today, chewing 30 times before swallowing....  Read more

One week on plan and 2.7 lbs lost. Hope I can keep
Updated 8/19/2016 12:06:43 PM

One week on plan and 2.7 lbs lost. Hope I can keep up this pace. I can be at goal by Christmas which will help me make healthier choices through the holidays. Already looking to revamp family favorites for the dessert tray. 🍰...  Read more

Fitbit sync with sparkpeople and nutrition tracker
Updated 8/20/2016 7:33:57 PM

Can anyone explain how this works? Right now my settings are: 1. Fitbit is synced with SP 2. Steps counted throughout my day are converted to calories burned in the fitness tracker. 3. As calories burned goes up so does the calories allowe...  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

You do not NEED to count calories in chewing gum.

This tidbit may be minimal, however, so long as you chew gum (mostly the SF 5 calorie stuff) for 30 minutes, its not necessary to track it.Believe it or not, you can actually burn some extra calories by chewing gum. "Besides being good for your breat...  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