Posts Tagged ‘diet’

What (and When) Do Elite Athletes Eat?

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Just because an elite athlete does something, that doesn’t mean it’s a great idea. If Shaq and his stupid PowerBalance bracelet taught us nothing else, he taught us that. Still, if we’re looking for useful patterns to emulate, it doesn’t hurt to check out what the pros are doing. In a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metablism, researchers from the University of Calgary publish the aggregated results of 324 Canadian national-team athletes from a bunch of different sports who completed three-day dietary logs. (more…)

How to Stick to Your Diet Over the Holidays

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

The holidays are a time of celebrations, family, friends, and food. The latter is what we are worried about today. With all of the comfort foods that are prepared over the holidays it is hard to stick to one’s diet plan. There are so many temptations out there this time of year. The holidays bring us dieters many challenges. But, if we can get through the holidays and stick to our plan, imagine what we can do after the holidays are over. Read on to learn more.