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10 Low Calorie Energy Boosting Foods All Wrestlers Should Eat

Making weight and maintaining your weight without having your body break down is one of the most difficult aspects to wrestling. Wrestlers, their coaches and their parents often have a hard time identifying what the best foods are for an athlete. Here are 10 great, non-processed, foods that not only can help you lose or …

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Wrestler Nutrition’s Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Dear Wrestlers and Family Members, We would like to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track with your nutrition plan during the holidays. 1)   Follow your regular plan up until your Thanksgiving meal. That means: eat breakfast, your morning snack, and lunch of the lowest …

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Wrestler Nutrition’s Guide to Muscle Cramps

Wrestler Nutrition’s Guide to Muscle Cramps By Mathew Wernikoff, Sports Performance Coach             Muscle cramps can be debilitating and painful, interrupting practices, matches and even sleep. One of the most common complaints by wrestlers are muscle cramps which can lead to muscle strains and often take place at the most inconvenient times.  Conventional wisdom tells …

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4th of July Survival Guide: How to BBQ without the guilt

WrestlerNutrition.com’s 4th of July Survival Guide: How to BBQ without the guilt. Summertime BBQ’s and parties, especially 4th of July weekend, are filled with rich and delicious foods. These times are supposed to be about fun and relaxation; however, for many wrestlers there also comes the stress and guilt of filling our bodies with unhealthy …

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Why a Nutrition Plan: Better Practice, Better Results

Why a Nutrition Plan: Better Practice, Better Results! By Dan Wernikoff, Certified Sports Nutritionist Many times when an athlete is focused on losing weight, it can effect there practices and workouts; having them focusing on keeping a sweat going rather than proper technique and form. If you don’t have to worry about your weight, you …

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Why a Nutrition Plan: Grow, Learn and Develop

Why a Nutrition Plan: Grow, Learn and Develop! by Dan Wernikoff, Certified Sports Nutritionist Proper nutrition is essential for growth and development. When an athlete is cutting weight or not receiving the proper nutrients, their growth can be affected or even permanently stunted. A proper nutrition plan safe guards wrestlers from stunting their growth as …

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