As usual the New York Times steals my ideas. (Hee!)
This one is particularly interesting for youse guys as site readers because it discusses the role of Vit D in athletic performance.
One of the important things to remember is that athletes typically need more nutrients than the average couch sloth. Thus, an intake that would be entirely adequate to prevent malnutrition in Jane Sixpack (the beer, not the abs) would be INadequate in Jane Sixpack (the abs, not the beer). Indeed, we don’t just want to prevent malnutrition; we want the body running at optimal condition.
So, if you’re active regularly, you may indeed need to supplement your diet even if you are already eating well.