High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When most people think of fall, they think of brightly colored leaves and pumpkin pie; but here at WINforum we think of one thing: FOOTBALL!  And with football comes fueling football players. So what is a high performance nutrition plan for football players?  As always, we […]

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Which comes first: cardio or weights???

Which comes first: cardio or weights???

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Working out is always good for you. The good news is that, whether you do it before or after weight training, cardiovascular exercise like running, swimming, biking or machine-work will improve everything from your heart health to your mood to your chance of avoiding many cancers. […]

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Q&A: Is homemade chocolate milk as effective for recovery as store-bought?

Q&A: Is homemade chocolate milk as effective for recovery as store-bought?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address By Kristi Tamaki, RD / WINForum ContributorWe have been wondering for some time now if making our own chocolate milk – from either a chocolate milk powder or chocolate syrup– proves just as effective for recovery as the store-bought, pre-made versions. For some reason or another, […]

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4 Nutrition pointers for basketball… plus a sample meal plan!

4 Nutrition pointers for basketball… plus a sample meal plan!

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Your endurance, explosiveness, skill and speed all depend on the quality of fuel you put in your body. The better the fuel source, the better your performance. These overall guidelines will help strengthen your body’s nutrition training program. Eat every three to four hours  Having a constant fuel […]

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Do You Know What Your Kid is Taking? Facts About Sports Supplements

Do You Know What Your Kid is Taking? Facts About Sports Supplements

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When high school boys meet Lindsey Remmers, assistant director of sports nutrition with the University of Nebraska’s athletic department, they all want the same thing: to bulk up.Many mistakenly think the answer is in dietary supplements, said Remmers, who’s also a registered dietitian. Though she tells […]

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Skipping Snacks Post-Workout Can Destroy Muscles

Skipping Snacks Post-Workout Can Destroy Muscles

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Now that you know how important it is to properly fuel your body before you exercise (yes, even if you’re trying to lose weight, you do need to eat a snack), let’s talk about what to eat après exercise. “When you exercise, you’ve created little, tiny […]

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The Story Of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address At one point or another, we have all heard of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Some of us have felt its effects, while others have just heard about it, dreading the day when its their turn to feel the “muscle fever”. However, many of us do not […]

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