Archive for January, 2008

Why Carbohydrates are Important for Athletes

The most basic nutrient in the human body is water. Next to it are the nutrients that give or provides fuel and energy. One of the essential nutrients is carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the most abundant of the three energy giving nutrients in the body. The other two are protein and of course fats or lipids.

Sports Nutrition

The Importance of an Athlete Staying Hydrated for Top Physical Performance

An athlete’s life is quite challenging. It requires a lot of physical, emotional and psychological effort. An athlete has to undergo the serious hardships of constant training, exercise and a high maintenance diet. It’s certainly not all fun and games as others may think. We can’t deny the importance of training in an athlete’s life. […]

Hydration

A List of Vitamins, Minerals and Herbs with their Health Benefits

There are a ton of supplements out there for the modern day athlete to consider when piecing together their nutrition plan. So I thought publishing the following list of vitamins, minerals and herbs accompanied by their benefits would be of help in making an intelligent decision about these supplements. Enjoy.

Supplements