Nutrition

Expert Nutritionists Provide 3 Easy Tips To Help You Navigate The Holiday Season

A holiday season done right celebrates the greatest aspects of family, food and relaxation, but we all know that an excess of any of those three things can negatively impact our mind and body (sorry Aunt Linda!). 

It’s important to keep things in perspective. Your health or diet isn’t going to be completely sabotaged by one meal or even a handful of meals throughout the holiday season, and there’s no reason you can’t enjoy your favorite foods to mark these special occasions; the key is to find a balance that allows you to feel good afterward. 

The Best Halftime Snacks To Play Like The Best

You know the cliché: It’s halftime and the soccer moms are bringing out orange slices and juice boxes for the youngsters. That’s so 90s. In the summer of 2021, soccer players young and old want something more to fuel their recovery, whether before, after or during a match. Here are the best halftime snacks to have your team playing like the pros.

Best Halftime Snacks

Apple + Peanut Butter

MLS Partners With BodyArmor — Is It The Best Sports Drink Out There Today?

Major League Soccer announced a multi-year partnership with BodyArmor on Tuesday, making the brand the Official Sports Drink of MLS beginning in 2020. So instead of the customary Gatorade shower, Adrian Heath will be doused in a premium blend of coconut water-infused Knockout Punch after Minnesota United wins the MLS Cup next year. 

7 Nutritional Tips For Soccer Players

Train — EAT — Rest. 

That’s the foundational triangle of sports performance, and the best athletes in the world know it very well. 

You can watch Rocky I, II, III, IV, V, VI and its spin offs 16 million times and love that eternal training and think that you have the eye of the tiger, so training more and more makes your preparation better and better, but it doesn’t. If you want to perform, you need to learn what, when and how much you should rest and EAT. 

Unicorn Frappuccinos Are Out, The Messi Beverage Is In

The greatness of Lionel Messi may never be understood. If you’ve seen him run circles around defenders like they're cones or just taken a glance at the numbers that define his career, you're probably asking yourself “How does this man do it?”

Though we may never fully know the answer, when a specimen like Messi comes around, we want to analyze every aspect of his or her existence to figure out what makes them unstoppable. How do they train? What were their parents like? Do they like flipping their pillows onto the cold side before they go to bed?!

How To Eat, Train And Play Like Neymar

So you’re the kid on the team with a slender, 5-foot-something frame and weight that falls right in the middle of the 50th percentile for your age. You’ve heard the words “scrawny” and “toothpick” tossed around by coaches when discussing your physique. However, as a product of your natural build, you also possess pace, good foot speed and decent technical ability.

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