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Macronutrient Needs for Athletes

For the athletes who exercise longer than one hour a day, an increase in total calories and some alternate nutrition considerations are key to reaching peak performance and staying healthy and strong! Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the main source of fuel for your muscles. Simple carbohydrates, found in fruits, milk and […]


Hydration for Athletes

During exercise, sweat helps to cool the body from the inside out. But when you sweat, your body loses vital fluids and electrolytes. Too much sweat and not enough fluids can lead to dehydration, injury and poor athletic performance. How much fluid does the athlete need? Everyone requires a different […]