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

Latest in Performance Nutrition

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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...

By: Brandon Hall

New Study Finds Super Simple Way to Get Teens to Eat More Vegetables

American teens are shockingly bad at eating vegetables. The current Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that adolescents between the ages of...

By: Brandon Hall

Is Peanut Butter Actually Healthy?

What would we do without peanut butter? Ever since it was first introduced at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Americans have had a love affair ...

By: Brandon Hall

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.