Soccer Diet and Travel

Soccer Diet and Travel

Keeping the diet right on a trip is incredibly important because the stakes of the games are much higher. In order to maintain optimal performance on the field, you need to stay on your diet and not succumb to the easy meals on the road.

In order to help you keep your diet right on the road, I’ve come up with a few strategies that will keep your body happy, your mind alert, and your spirits up while you travel. 

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Australian Institute of Sport Supplement Framework

Australian Institute of Sport Supplement Framework

Using supplements during training can be a helpful tool for athletes but they must be used properly and some should be avoided all-together.  If you currently use supplements or are looking to start, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) recently released a sports supplement framework to help inform and protect athletes.

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Creatine and Concussions: The Positive Side

Creatine and Concussions: The Positive Side

Creatine has been shown to enhance performance in sports that require short bursts of energy (including ice hockey, sprinting, soccer, weight lifting). The question arises: Is creatine harmful? According to Eric Rawson, PhD of Bloomsburg University in PA and speaker at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting (June 1-4, 2011, Denver) creatine is safe. Although critics have tried to implicate creatine in athletic events that resulted in death, other factors were involved, such as excessive exercise in extreme heat.   

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