Olympic Athletes Come With Olympic-Sized (but Healthy) Diets

Allison Mankowski, registered dietitian; sports dietitian, Eastern Michigan University. NBC Sports: “How Many Calories Michael Phelps Consumed as a Swimmer.” Livestrong: “What Sport Burns the Most Calories Per Hour?” Men’s Health: “Olympic Swimmer Ryan Murphy Swears by This Breakfast Every Day.” CNBC: “How the World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt Mentally Prepares for a Race.”… Continue reading Olympic Athletes Come With Olympic-Sized (but Healthy) Diets

Olympic Athletes Vulnerable to Everyday Health Risks

Annie Sparrow, MD, professor of population health, science, and policy, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai. Leana Wen, public health policy professor, George Washington University. The Washington Post: “Michael Phelps says Olympians face greater mental health risks. Does the USOPC care?” “Naomi Osaka breaks her silence in new essay, saying her intention ‘was never to… Continue reading Olympic Athletes Vulnerable to Everyday Health Risks

Do Trans Women Athletes Have Advantages?

Editor’s note: This is the part of a series highlighting the 2021 Olympic Games with a specific emphasis on health and wellness. July 15, 2021 — The participation of transgender women in female sports will garner even more attention when the New Zealand weightlifter, Laurel Hubbard, becomes the first openly… Continue reading Do Trans Women Athletes Have Advantages?

The Marketing of Sports Recovery for Everyday Athletes

July 13, 2021 — Maybe it was Tom Brady’s infrared pajamas, but for a lot of sports fans and weekend-warrior athletes, the moment when “recovery” science reached head-scratching heights came with an Instagram post from Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire. He was soaking in a tub of red wine. The caption partly read, “Recovery Day!… Continue reading The Marketing of Sports Recovery for Everyday Athletes

Athletes Face Twice the Odds for A-Fib

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Athletes have a much higher risk of the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation than non-athletes, and younger athletes have a higher risk than older athletes, according to a new report from Britain. Atrial fibrillation (a-fib) is an irregular, often rapid heart rate that can… Continue reading Athletes Face Twice the Odds for A-Fib

Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes: A Cookbook

Price: (as of – Details) Cook the recipes that Shalane Flanagan ate while training for her 2017 TCS New York City Marathon historic win!IACP AWARD FINALIST The New York Times bestseller Run Fast. Eat Slow. taught runners of all ages that healthy food could be both indulgent and incredibly nourishing. Now, Olympian Shalane Flanagan and… Continue reading Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes: A Cookbook