Protein Drinks on a Budget

Protein drinks are one of the most popular sports supplements, but can be pricey. Many athletes or people trying to increase muscle mass can easily meet their protein needs with regular foods. The standard recommendation is for 20 grams of protein within an hour following a weight training session. (Note that researchers continue to refine … Read more

The Heisman Trophy, Hunger, and Teen Athletes

In his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech earlier this month, Joe Burrow highlighted a hidden problem for high school athletes – hunger. Teen athletes need a lot of calories, and if money is tight, they may struggle to meet their needs for growth and competition. Meals from the school lunch program may not provide enough calories … Read more