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Welcome to Donna Marlor.com, your site for professional sports nutrition coaching. Donna is a registered dietitian and competitive athlete who "walks her talk". Her philosophy of nutrition coaching embraces a holistic approach, with emphasis on natural foods as the foundation for a healthy diet.

Follow her weekly blog on topics related to nutrition, metabolism and psychology.

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First Session of Mind Your Muscles: What Every Athlete Needs to Know Starting August 2nd

                                                                                                                                                             MIND YOUR MUSCLES: What Every Athlete Needs to Know

 Every day your body breaks down cells and replaces them.  What you eat is the stuff your body builds with.  Get stronger, faster, by optimizing nutrition from morning to night.  Learn how to put the latest research on your plate. 

If you don’t know the answers to these questions, then you need to come to class!  Contact Donna at nutrition@donnamarlor.com

Why can skipping breakfast break down muscle? 

Takes the body out of catabolic…

Athlete who are serious about building muscle need to eat how often during the day?

Need to eat consistently throughout the day to provide… 

Anabolic activity (muscle building state) is highest at what time?

Anabolic activity is highest during… 

During exercise, athletes have four absolutely essential nutrient needs.  These are:

Water… 

Resistance exercise is the most efficient way to stimulate muscle growth.  To optimize muscle growth what nutrient timing is the most effective?

Preloading…  

After exercise, how much protein is optimal to assimilate amino acids into new cell growth for muscle?

Consuming a bolus of … 

If working out twice a day, how much rest is needed to optimize building muscle after eating?

The highest rate of protein synthesis is during… 

OTHER IMPORTANT PROTEIN FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TRAINING…

What amino acid is absolutely essential for building muscle? What are some food sources?

Which is better for building muscle, milk vs whey?

How much protein is enough per day?

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