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

How to Fuel Your Body for Two-a-Days

Every athlete dreads two-a-days. It doesn't matter what sport, if it's time for two-a-days, players know they are in for long days. Having two practic...

By: Rob Scott

Kobe Bryant's First Move After Basketball? Investing in a $700 Juicer

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By: Jordan Zirm

Tom Brady Wants to Sell You Cacao Goji Energy Squares

Remember when Tom Brady released his $200 "Nutrition Manual" back in May? Although the manual contained dozens of recipes, Brady has now starte...

By: Brandon Hall

Always Hungry? These 6 Healthy Snacks Are Guaranteed to Fill You Up

There's being hungry, and there's being hungry. The latter refers to that insatiable, unquenchable, indestructible hunger that leads you to dow...

By: Brandon Hall

4 Easy Protein Hacks to Help You Build Muscle and Get Stronger

With so much going on in the day, it's tough to sit and eat a balanced meal. Athletes know that proteina is vital to build muscle and improve strength...

By: Roger Lockridge

Latest Videos in Nutrition

STACK Performance Nutrition: How to Fuel Your Body for Two-a-Days

Sports dietitian Leslie Bonci explains how football players and other athletes can fuel their bodies for two-a-days or days with multiple practices.

Game Changers: Can This Solution Actually Stop Muscle Cramps Instantly?

We put CrampsAWAY, and new product that claims to relieve muscle cramps within 15-60 seconds, to the ultimate test through a real-world case study. A sweaty two-hour workout caused an epic double hamstring cramp, setting up the perfect test.

Why Brian Dozier Makes Healthy Nutrition Choices

All-Star second baseman Brian Dozier talks about his healthy nutrition choices and how they help him be successful.

Fueling for the Baseball Season With All-Star First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt, All-Star first baseman, discusses the nutrition strategy he uses to fuel his body for the grueling baseball season.

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.