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What kind of nutrition athletes need?

What kind of nutrition athletes need?

Same: They need the same as the rest of us, Lean Protein as meat, chicken, fish, beans and legumes. carbohydrates as whole grains, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats- unsaturated, Nuts and seeds, Plenty of water for re hydration and to help the kidney work to get rid of waste. Their calorie requirement may be higher due to their activity, but the types of foods are the same. Also include dairy ...Read more

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Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Athlete (Definition)

Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...Read more


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Health and wellness: what athletes have the shortest lifespans?

Health and wellness: what athletes have the shortest lifespans?

As far as I can tell: there is not conclusive data to prove that any particular athletes live shorter lifespans than the general population. Of course, it seems reasonable that the repeated concussions suffered in boxing and football can't be doing anything good for longevity. But the studies to prove it are lacking. Conversely, there is some data that endurance athletes may live LONGER than the general population. ...Read more

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How many athletes die from hypertrophic cradiomyopathy?

How many athletes die from hypertrophic cradiomyopathy?

Few: About 1 in 220, 000 athletes, or about 100 total per year die in the U.S. From this condition. ...Read more

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Cures for athletes foot.

Cures for athletes foot.

Depends: The type of treatment rendered for athelete's foot (foot fungus) depends on the severity and the type of foot fungus it is. There are several types ranging from topical to oral medication. One important thing to remember is no matter what medication is used, it is important to address the environment that the foot is in and avoid re-infection. Don't forget to disinfect socks as well as shoes! ...Read more

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What athletes live healthiest longest?

What athletes live healthiest longest?

Good Question: I would say golfers. They can play in their eighties. ...Read more

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What type of nourishment effects are there on an athlete's perofrmance?

What type of nourishment effects are there on an athlete's perofrmance?

Very important: Athletes follow diets that are very often specific for their sport. ...Read more

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Is athletes food contagious?

Is athletes food contagious?

Yes: Athlete's foot is contagious. It is caused by a fungus that grows in the outer layer of the skin. One of the reasons one should wear bath sandals when showering in a public bath area like a gym. ...Read more

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What increases the female athlete triad?

What increases the female athlete triad?

Keep it reasonable.: If your girl is working out too much, she needs to slow down. The threshold is having no periods; osteoporosis and anorexia are the other two pieces as you probably know. If periods are skipped, it's time to train less. The consequences of ignoring this can be severe; osteoporosis in one's teens can be very debilitating. ...Read more

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Does puberty makes you a better athlete?

Does puberty makes you a better athlete?

Not necessarily: Practice and an expertise as well as natural ability probably play a greater role. With puberty the muscles used for certain sport may become better developed . The combination of all of the above makes a better athlete. ...Read more

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What should athlete eat who runs everday?

What should athlete eat who runs everday?

Variety: Variety of foods including the proper number of calories. It depends if you want weight loss or maintaining of current weight. ...Read more

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What is the ideal breakfast for athletes?

What is the ideal breakfast for athletes?

Healthy breakfast.: Athletes need leaner and more energizing choices. Cereals rich with complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy, with skim or 1% milk to keep it lighter. Low fat yogurt and fresh fruit. Egg whites and whole grain toast. Try to avoid fatty breakfast meats. Keep your proteins lean and plentiful. ...Read more

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What can cause the female athlete triad?

What can cause  the female athlete triad?

Keep it reasonable.: If your girl is working out too much, she needs to slow down. The threshold is having no periods; osteoporosis and anorexia are the other two pieces as you probably know. If periods are skipped, it's time to train less. The consequences of ignoring this can be severe; osteoporosis in one's teens can be very debilitating. ...Read more

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Is jock itch different than athletes food?

Is jock itch different than athletes food?

Different location: Jock itch (groin), athlete's foot, and ringworm (body) are all superficial fungal infections of the skin that differ mostly by location. While there exist different species of fungi, most superficial fungal infections of the skin are caused by only a few species. ...Read more

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What is the best breakfast for an athlete?

What is the best breakfast for an athlete?

Healthy breakfast.: With the understanding that breakfast is an important meal in your day, start generally with leaner and more energizing choices. Cereals rich with complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy, with skim or 1% milk to keep it lighter. Low fat yogurt and fresh fruit. Egg whites and whole grain toast. Try to avoid fatty breakfast meats. Keep your proteins lean. ...Read more

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How do you treat the female athlete triad?

How do you treat the female athlete triad?

Keep it reasonable.: If your girl is working out too much, she needs to slow down. The threshold is having no periods; osteoporosis and anorexia are the other two pieces as you probably know. If periods are skipped, it's time to train less. The consequences of ignoring this can be severe; osteoporosis in one's teens can be very debilitating. ...Read more

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Is creatine good for athletes.??(cricketers

Is creatine good for athletes.??(cricketers

Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the female athlete triad?

Keep it reasonable.: If your girl is working out too much, she needs to slow down. The threshold is having no periods; osteoporosis and anorexia are the other two pieces as you probably know. If periods are skipped, it's time to train less. The consequences of ignoring this can be severe; osteoporosis in one's teens can be very debilitating. ...Read more