Build A Better Athlete

Nutritional guidelines & training videos to take your game to the next level

Updated: July 17, 2012, 11:32 PM ET
By ESPNHS.com

Our year-long Build A Better Athlete series will provide you with the nutritional guidelines and training videos you need to take your game to the next level. Check back on the first Wednesday of every month for a new nutrition article and the third Wednesday of every month for a new training video.


NUTRITION ARTICLES

University of Virginia director of sports nutrition Randy Bird has the lowdown on what nutrition guidelines you should take with you into the New Year. | Story

Renowned chef Emeril Lagasse offers his tips for eating healthy on the go. | Story

UConn director of sports nutrition Dr. Nancy Rodriguez on the proper nutrition regimen you should have when you're training. | Story

University of Florida coordinator of sports nutrition Sarah Snyder on post-workout shake recipes that help muscle repair and growth. | Story

University of Michigan director of sports nutrition Caroline Mandel on the proper hydration tips to take while training in hot weather. | Story

University of Georgia sports nutritionist Maria Breen on ideal eating habits athletes should bring with them into the summer. | Story

University of Alabama director of performance nutrition Amy Bragg on a healthy approach to take into a backyard barbecue. | Story

TRAINING VIDEOS
Texas head strength & conditioning coach for football Bennie Wylie teaches basic resistance workouts the Longhorns use before going heavy. | Video Video

Texas head strength & conditioning coach for Olympic sports Donnie Maib teaches strength-building exercises for soccer players. | Video Video

Texas head strength & conditioning coach Donnie Maib teaches easy-to-follow resistance exercises for soccer players. | Video Video

Texas assistant strength and conditioning coach Trey Zepeda teaches the basics of the snatch lift. | Video Video

Texas assistant strength and conditioning coach Trey Zepeda teaches the basics of Olympic lifting, namely the hang clean. | Video Video

Certified strength and conditioning specialist Adam DeSantis teaches a workout that will improve core stability and strength at your extremities. | Video Video

Certified strength and conditioning specialist Adam DeSantis teaches a full-body workout that will improve strength and cardio. | Video Video

Certified strength and conditioning specialist Adam DeSantis teaches a dynamic stretching routine that will prepare you for the field of play. | Video Video