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11
2017

Minimum Protein Needs Based on the Season

In our previous post, we laid the groundwork for understanding how much protein baseball athletes should consume. This time, we will determine the differing needs for macronutrients based on the time of the year and examine how best to consume adequate protein throughout the day. Let’s begin with th...

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05
2017

Protein Requirements for Athletes

Before we talk about how much protein players should be consuming, let’s talk about what exactly protein is, why it is essential, and what is does for the body. The word “protein” comes from a Greek word meaning “of prime importance.” Proteins are made up of the following elements: Carbon Hydrogen O...

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15
2017

Central Nervous System and Fatigue

What is central nervous system (CNS) fatigue, and how will it affect the performance of my baseball athletes? Most athletes know what central nervous system (CNS) fatigue is because at some point or another they have experienced it. Athletes are constantly subjected to the coaching staff’s great ide...

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04
2010

Nutrition: Pre/Post-Workout Guidelines (Alan Aragon)

Alan Aragon is a nutritional expert that I hold in the highest regard. His advice is extremely effective, yet simple to understand. I get a lot of questions about pre-workout and post-workout nutrition, so I figured I would post Alan’s excellent advice here for everyone to review: The protocol...

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26
2010

Our Stance on Nutrition

I get a few emails once in awhile asking me what they should eat, what supplements are good, how many calories they should eat in each meal, and so forth. I’ve decided to spend a long time putting together the comprehensive answer to all nutrition-related questions and make it available on my...