Training and Recovery

4 Keys to Strength Building and Muscle Mass

Muscle is harder to build and maintain as we age. In fact, most of us start losing muscle around age 30, with a 3- to 8-percent reduction in lean muscle mass every decade thereafter.

When building muscle, it's important to look at the athlete's overall diet.

Diabetes and Endurance Sports

Regular, moderate exercise may help to prevent Type 2 diabetes or reduce or slow complications from Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. But what about more intense physical activity with endurance sports such as marathons or triathlons?

Marathons, adventure races and triathlons are gaining popularity. The difference between participating and achieving your goals can be tied to your nutrition.

What Do Olympians Eat? The Role Sports Dietitians Play in Athletes' Training

It takes years of training to become an Olympian and sports dietitians are helping athletes achieve the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger).

One of the biggest factors that will determine how you finish in a race or competition is sports nutrition and how you fuel your body

Latest Articles

  • Endurance and Cardio

    Diabetes and Endurance Sports

    Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD

    Regular, moderate exercise may help to prevent Type 2 diabetes or reduce or slow complications from Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. But what about more intense physical activity with endurance sports such as marathons or triathlons? Read More

  • Building Muscle

    4 Keys to Strength Building and Muscle Mass

    Wendy Marcason, RDN

    Muscle is harder to build and maintain as we age. In fact, most of us start losing muscle around age 30, with a 3- to 8-percent reduction in lean muscle mass every decade thereafter. Read More

  • Endurance and Cardio

    Eat Right for Endurance Sports

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    Marathons, day long adventure races and triathlons are gaining in popularity. The difference between just simply participating and actually succeeding in these longer endurance events can be directly tied to your nutrition. Read More

  • Races and Competitions

    Beginner's Guide to Running Your Personal Best

    Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC

    A successful running program includes eating well to support exercise energy needs. Running short on calories and other vital nutrients can mean the difference in the long run. Read More

  • Endurance and Cardio

    Eating for Strength and Recovery

    Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD

    What you eat after an injury can help you recover from surgery, heal wounds and strengthen bones and muscles to get you back to an active lifestyle. Read More

  • Building Muscle

    Grill Your Way to a Six Pack

    Wendy Marcason, RDN

    Throwing the right foods on the grill will help you gain muscle mass and definition when used in combination with a cardio and weight training regimen. Read More

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