Archive for June, 2009

How to Get More Protein

Health experts usually advise that people consume a good amount of protein. Specifically for athletes, protein is an extremely important nutrient. Why is this? Muscles are made from protein. Unlike other organs, there is no place for the body to store protein. So, the only way for our muscles to remain healthy and perform properly […]

Sports Nutrition

The Best Hydration Choices for Athlete Diets

One Saturday, I spent the day with my dad. We had a great day and ate more than we anticipated. It was the weekend, we figured. The thing I remember about the day was my dad kept drinking diet coke all day long. I don’t remember him ever drinking water. And, at the end of […]

Hydration, Sports Nutrition