Recent research confirms just how unhealthy sugary soft drinks really are. In the recently published study involving 5,300 men and women, drinking a single 20-oz. serving of soda daily was associated with nearly 5 years of added aging!
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If you're like some athletes, you might be tempted to consider using honey as an energy fuel. "And why not?" you might ask. "Honey supplies carbohydrates, it's natural, and it's inexpensive." But while these things may be true, the fact is that honey makes a very poor energy fuel for endurance athletes.
Nearly 50 percent of athletes report that they take no dietary supplements because they already eat a "balanced diet." No doubt they've fallen for the hype espoused by so many doctors and nutritionists in the media: "eating a balanced diet will provide all the nutrients you need." Do you fall into this group?
The new year is an ideal time to refocus on health and fitness, and to set goals that will help you enjoy improved athletic performance. For your consideration, here are some of my favorite resolutions. Following them will have profound positive effects: read more