Recovery

Nutrition, Data Drive Advance Of Recovery Modalities

If you unpack the word recovery, it takes on so many different meanings for so many different coaches and athletes. But what it boils down to is the human body’s ability to repair the damage done to it during strength training, conditioning exercises, endurance exercises, in-game play, and the mental expenditure that goes along with all of it. Advances in nutrition and technology continue to drive recovery optimization in elite athletes.

Fueling During Competition

Fueling during competition can be just as important as pre-workout snacks and post-workout recovery depending on the duration and intensity of the sport or training session, specifically ones lasting greater than one hour.

Processed Foods

Processed Foods: How Processed Is Too Processed?

Whole food and “real” food diets have recently been a popular topic of discussion in the sports world. Many dietitians and sports professionals have adopted the “food first” principle. But, how do we guide athletes to make appropriate choices to fuel themselves with the limitless number of products found in stores?

Nutrigenomics And Caffeine

The most widely researched supplement within the field of nutrigenomics is caffeine. Caffeine is a broadly used stimulant that increases activity in the brain, with approximately 75% of competitive athletes using it as an ergogenic aid to enhance performance.