Nutrition

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

Latest in Nutrition

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By: Rob Scott

FDA Approves New Nutrition Facts Label to More Accurately Reflect Serving Sizes and Amount of Added Sugar

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By: Brandon Hall

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WNBA All-Star Kara Lawson's Simple Nutrition Advice Every Athlete Needs to Hear

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By: Brandon Hall

These Simple Eating Tips Will Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

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Latest Videos in Nutrition

WNBA All-Star Kara Lawson On Identifying And Eliminating Foods That Hold You Back

WNBA All-Star and Olympic gold medalist Kara Lawson talks about the importance of streamlining your diet for performance.

MET-Rx: Love The Monster

Feed, nurture and train your monster, and it will repay your love by destroying all who stand in your way. #LovetheMonster

STACK Performance Nutrition: The Secret to Making Healthy Meals Taste Good

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci shares tips on how to properly season your food so even the healthiest meal tastes great.

STACK Performance Nutrition: How To Prevent Muscle Cramps

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci shares her favorite tips for avoiding cramps while working out.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Why Low-Fat Diets Don't Work

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci explains the truth behind the myth of low-fat diets.