Nutrition

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

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Poor nutrition decisions can sabotage your on-field performance. Avoid these five mistakes to make sure you're fueled for success.

Marquis Haynes

“Taking CarnoSyn, I’ve seen a huge increase in speed, going from a 4.52 to a 4.48 in the 40. And I’m not done yet. I’m just trying to be the fastest in my position at Combine. As long as I keep taking CarnoSyn, it’s gonna happen.”

Tegray Scales

"Before taking CarnoSyn, I’d workout and be sore for the next 3-4 days. I started taking CarnoSyn and the recovery cycle started to speed up. I play linebacker. 1 second is the difference."

Ian Thomas

“CarnoSyn has given me a big advantage over other players. Over the past weeks, I’ve seen myself grow as a player in reps against my teammates. I now stay as strong throughout the workout as I was at the beginning of the workout ..."

Connor Davis

“Already, supplementing with CarnoSyn, I’ve seen an increase in my max 225lbs benching reps from 20 to 23 reps! For me that’s huge. I’ve been working out a long time."