There's a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health.
Olympic athletes maintain a rigorous training schedule in order to perform their best. But it's not just the hours they log on the field, in the pool, or on the mat that will affect their quest for gold. What they put on their plate is another key part of the puzzle. Athletes who eat the right foods will be able to train at a higher level and recover more quickly and are less likely to get sick or injured.
Check out six sports nutrition rules that Olympians follow. Feel free to try them out yourself. That way, you can perform your best every day — even if it's not on the balance beam.