Nutrition

In their book, The Edge, the Weider brothers (the world renowned founders of the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding contest as well as the fitness magazines Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Men’s Fitness, and Shape) say, “When you train for a particular sport, you are conditioning your muscles to produce strength and contractions, which generate motion specific to your sport objectives.”1  Similarly, and because of this, athletes of different sports need to modify their dietary intake to be specific to the demands of their particular sport. 

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Vitamins

In Power Eating, Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD (noted consultant to the NBA, NFL, and world-class bodybuilders) says, “…[Y]our body absorbs nutrients best from food.  However, if you would like the insurance, a good move is to take a daily antioxidant multiple containing 100 percent of the daily values for vitamins and minerals.”1 I would also personally recommend this, especially if you believe you will be lazy or less disciplined about your food intake.

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