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Is Your Nutrition Helping or Hurting You an Athlete? Living Social Deal is for you!

Are you an athlete that wants to improve your performance? Is your nutrition holding you back as an athlete? Did you know that nutrition affects EVERY area of you being an athlete: -Injury Prevention & Rehab -Weight & Body Fat -Dehydration & Cramps -Energy, Fatigue, & Endurance -Inflammation,...

The Importance of Nutrient Timing for Athletes

If you don’t eat correctly around your workout, you might as well not even go to the gym!

My Favorite Trainer for Athletes

Joe Defranco, in my opinion, is the best trainer for anyone that is an athlete looking to improve his or her performance. When I was a sophmore in high school, I came accross his training methods and have followed them ever since.  While at UVA, we incorporated a lot of what he does into our programs, and...

Drinking One Can of Red Bull Gives You the Blood Work of Someone with Heart Disease

“A study of 30 university students aged between 20 and 24 years old found that drinking just one 250ml sugar-free can of the caffeinated energy drink increased the “stickiness” of the blood and  after drinking one can participants had shown a cardiovascular profile similar to that of someone with...

How Much Sugar is REALLY In Your Energy Drinks and Cokes?

Bottoms up! Or not…