Nutrition and Recovery: Tips from the Dallas Cowboys Director of Sports Performance

Nutrition and Recovery: Tips from the Dallas Cowboys Director of Sports Performance

Volt’s Dr. Joe Eisenmann sat down Scott Sehnert, the Director of Sports Performance for the Dallas Cowboys. The two talked about nutrition and recovery for the high school athlete, including Sehnert’s top three tips for fueling properly.

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4 Dimensions of Athlete Development, Part 3: Nutrition

“You can’t out train a bad diet…” Athletes that focus purely on weight training and ignore nutrition won’t see the results on the court, field, or in the pool that they would like. Therefore, athletes (and coaches) need to dive into nutrition education in order to see the gains they need when it comes to performance.

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4 Recovery Tips for Optimal Performance

4 Recovery Tips for Optimal Performance

We all know that lounging around on the couch is the best way to recover from a training session or sporting event, right? WRONG! In fact, if you've been consistently working hard but not getting the results you want, you should consider spending as much effort recovering as you do training. Here are 4 quick tips to help you optimize your recovery so you can attack your next session.

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Are Pure-Protein Meals and Ketogenic Diets Good for Athletes?

Are Pure-Protein Meals and Ketogenic Diets Good for Athletes?

We've all come across athletes who pound back a protein shake, only to head home to eat nothing but chicken breast and beef for the rest of the day. While we know that protein is important for athletes, is there such a thing as too much protein? Mike Bewley, Georgia Tech strength coach and sports nutritionist extraordinaire, explains why pure-protein meals and ketogenic diets may actually be causing athletes more harm than good.

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Building Lean Muscle, Part 9: Tips and Tricks for Off-Season Muscle Building

Building Lean Muscle, Part 9: Tips and Tricks for Off-Season Muscle Building

Just starting your off-season? Now is the time to begin building lean muscle for next season! In order to gain muscle safely and successfully, you will need to be disciplined in the weight room AND the kitchen. Nutritionist and Georgia Tech strength coach Mike Bewley shares his tips and tricks for off-season muscle building, in part 9 of this popular 10-part series on eating to build muscle.

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