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10 Rules of Eating To Win

 |  27th Jan 2016  |  Filed under Basics of Training, Nutrition

 Dr. Dan Benardot elaborates on some key points of nutrition that are vital to success in athletes. By doing the right things nutritionally athletes can improve performance and live a healthier lifestyle. We take a look at those rules below;

Reality 1: Humans are amazingly effective fat manufacturing machines. Eat too much food, you make fat. Eat too little food, you lose muscle and make…

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Energy Drinks: Not A Good Way to Get the Energy You Seek

 |  21st Apr 2014  |  Filed under Nutrition

Energy Drinks: What Are They?

“Energy Drinks” (ED) have seen increasing popularity, particularly among teens and young adults.  It has been noted that caffeine-containing drinks are now consumed regularly by children, with some marketed to attract children as young as 4 years of age.[1]  Sales in the United States now exceed $5 billion annually, and the sales continue to…

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NY Times: Workouts May Not Be the Best Time for a Snack

 |  22nd Feb 2012  |  Filed under Nutrition

Titus’s Performance Nutritionist, Dan Benardot, PhD, DHC, RD, LD, FACSM, was recently quoted in this awesome New York Times article by Gina Kolata. In addition to working closely with the Titus staff and clients, Benardot is also a professor in the Division of Nutrition at Georgia State University. Continue reading to learn why “Workouts May Not Be the Best Time for a Snack.”
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More Than Enough is Not Better Than Enough: Supplements Can Be Dangerous

 |  31st Oct 2011  |  Filed under Nutrition

Over the past several years there have been subtle indications that chronic high-dose supplement intake is associated with ill health.  About 15 years ago, a study assessed whether the supplemental intake of vitamin A and beta-carotene (an antioxidant) could help in the treatment of lung cancer, but the study had to be stopped when the researchers determined that those taking the supplements…

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