Powerful Partnerships & Engaged Communities
The Build Your Base program is made possible through a collaborative partnership between the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, Sanford Health, and the Sanford Sports Science Institute.
Our focus is on helping and arming local communities with the information and resources to support the health and efforts of their local athletes.
Recipes & Meal Plans
No more guess work! Gain access to simple-to-follow, easy-to-make beef powered recipes and meals plans that support athletic performance and recovery.
We are committed to giving athletes, their families, and coaches tips and strategies that they can put into action to perform better and be healthier.
We are committed to providing athletes in our programs with up-to-date, evidenced based tips and strategies, for using protein to support muscle growth and recovery.
Our engaged Build Your Base community combined with regional and nationally renowned experts, provides the support needed so every athlete can succeed.
Performance & Health
Helping student athletes eat to perform better on the field and court is second to helping them gain the nutrition skills needed to be healthy throughout their life. We are committed to both!
What College Strength Coaches are Saying
At the Collegiate level, the program focuses on supporting Sports Dietitians and Strength & Conditioning coaches to give them the tools needed to help their athletes succeed in the weight room, in competition, and beyond!
Clete McLeadHead Strength Coach
University of South Dakota
The 'Build Your Base with Beef' program have become an integral part of our approach to power-fueled performance training at South Dakota. The information is science based, gym proven, and most importantly, easily infused into the behaviors of our Coyote student athletes.
Nate MoeAssistant AD, Head Strength Coach
South Dakota State University
The Build Your Base with Beef program has truly been a Game changer for us. We have been able to provide our student athletes with practical and important nutritional education strategies that they can implement on a regular basis. These strategies along with the high quality protein provided for post workout nutrition has allowed our student athletes to train hard and recover for the next session or practice. Additionally, the high quality protein supports their efforts in the class room.
Want to Get Involved? Apply Now!
We are always looking for communities, colleges, and universities that want to collaborate to help education and improve the nutrition of their young athletes.Apply Now