Long gone are the days when professional athletes and weekend warriors considered diet something that had little impact on performance. It’s now widely known that what you eat can be just as important, if not more, for overall athletic achievement as the hours spent training. Eat a nutritionally poor diet and you should not expect to perform your best. But fill your diet with whole foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains and lean meats and you’ll give yourself an edge with respect to feeling, looking and performing your best. And when it comes to nutritional firepower, athletes should look no further than canned fish. Convenient, nutrient dense and delicious, here is why I am always quick to cast my line for canned seafood as an important source of fuel.