Nutrition and Supplements
 
Nutritional supplements are any commercially available substance that an athlete takes as an addition to his or her regular diet. ...[Read More]
When iron levels are too low, bodily functions are negatively affected. Iron levels in the body can be low for reasons such as a diet deficient in iron, inadequate iron absorption in the stomach and intestines, or by loss of iron, which is a common cause in menstruating women. Iron deficiency (ID) is the result of low iron stores. ...[Read More]
Every day, water is lost through breathing, sweating, urination, and bowel movements. If water and electrolyte losses are not replaced, then the individual will dehydrate....[Read More]
The "female athlete triad" is a term used to describe three distinct but interrelated conditions, including, low energy availability, menstrual dysfunction and low bone mineral density....[Read More]
Individuals with an eating disorder can spend an unhealthy amount of time thinking about their weight or trying to lose weight in unhealthy ways....[Read More]
It takes more than having water coolers around to keep your athletes safe and performing at optimal levels. Here are some tips to educate your athletes on maintaining proper hydration, especially as we enter the warmer summer months....[Read More]
 
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