Yoga is not just for slim girls in yoga pants anymore. More athletes, including professionals, are finding the benefits of yoga. If you think yoga is a waste of your precious time lifting weights or doing cardio, think again. Developing a steady practice can actually help you get stronger. You will learn to control your body and your mind. Yoga for athletes has numerous benefits that improve performance. Continue reading Yoga for Athletes
Planning your meals in advance may help save on stress, time, and calories. Olympians stick to a strict meal plan using healthy options during their athletic training to prevent impulse eating and to keep their energy at an optimum level. This blog, the fourth in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, will cover the topic of dinner. Follow these tips to help plan well-balanced, nutritious meals to save on time, energy, and money.
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Healthy snacks are just as important to Olympic athletes as their regularly scheduled meals. Snacks that combine two or three food groups ensure that athletes consume a variety of vitamins and minerals necessary for various muscle and nerve functions. This blog, the third in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, will cover the topic of healthy snacks for athletic training. Follow these tips to fuel your workouts and keep you energized throughout your day.
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Olympic athletes always need to be at peak physical condition. They optimize their diets by consuming nutrient-rich, mostly plant-based foods to fuel before and after, sometimes during, exercise. The second in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, this blog will cover the topic of lunch. If you’re looking to improve athletic performance, follow these nutrition tips to prevent fatigue and reduce your risk of injury.
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