Increasingly, race organizers are testing non-elite athletes for performance-enhancing drugs. But is it fair, or even possible, to hold amateurs to the same stringent standards as the pros?
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The U.S. Olympic Training Center serves 1,200 meals to 350 athletes each day. The most popular dish? A nutrient-dense Thai chicken soup.
The champion decathlete shares his favorite recovery meal
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A full-flavored plant-only feast for ultra-distance athletes
Endurance athletes have been chasing a natural oxygen boost for decades. The answer may be as simple as eating your vegetables.
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Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars on fish oil supplements every year, but studies have never been able to prove their effectiveness
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