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Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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Do 5-Hour Energy Shots Actually Work?

5-Hour Energy isn't going away anytime soon. The company now generates roughly $1 billion in annual revenue thanks to the incredible popularity of ...

This Company Created the First Nutrition Bar Formulated Specifically for Youth Athletes

Youth sports are more hectic than ever. Simply getting kids to the never-ending parade of practices, games and tournaments on time can be a big cha...

Are KIND Bars Actually Healthy?

KIND bars. The name itself exudes healthiness. The product line has seen explosive growth in recent years, as Americans have become increasingly co...

The One Nutrition Mistake You Must Avoid During Summer Tournament Season

Tournament season is upon us. This summer, youth athletes across the country will spend their weekends playing multiple games a day. Whether it's t...

This Chickpea-Based Snack Tastes Good Enough to Replace Your Junk Food Addiction (No, Seriously)

Healthy snacks. In America—where many associate snack food with chips, crackers, cookies and sweets—the term can sound like an oxymoron. But...

Latest Videos in Performance Nutrition

Football Training: How to Backpedal

A defensive back must backpedal as fast as a wide receiver runs forward. Learn how to improve speed and agility from former NFL cornerback Charles Dimry.

Football Training: How to Plant and Drive

Once you master the backpedal, use the plant and drive technique to quickly change directions to keep tight coverage on wide receivers. Master the plant and go, and you'll make more interceptions.

Football Training: Coaching the Turn and Go Drill

Learn how to improve a defensive back's speed when he transitions from the backpedal to running with a wide receiver.

Football Training: Coaching On-Field Cutting

Learn how to coach defensive backs to change direction quickly with this football drill.

Football Training: Coaching WR Start Positions

Learn how to coach the best two-point stance starting position for wide receivers.