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Build A Better Athlete: The proper mindset for a backyard barbecue

Updated: July 4, 2012, 8:21 AM ET
By ESPNHS.com

In the seventh nutrition article of our year-long Build A Better Athlete series, we take a look at how to take a healthy approach into a backyard barbecue. Barbecues are a staple of summer, especially on the Fourth of July. But if you're an athlete, they're also a place where you can rack up plenty of unwanted calories. University of Alabama director of performance nutrition and registered dietitian Amy Bragg, who works closely with the school's defending BCS National Championship football ...

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