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Nutrition in the NBA; Part III: The role of the personal trainer

(December13, 2013)

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Registered Dietitian Brett Singer discusses the roles of particular nutrients in an athlete's diet.

"You need fluids, you need electrolytes and you need carbs to replenish glycogen," Singer said. "If you're playing four games in five nights in basketball, you don't want to have no carbs after the game because now you're depleted of glycogen and you're running on fumes."