Sports Supplements

A supplement is any product that delivers nutrients to the body in addition to those supplied by food. A balanced diet is sufficient for most people, but many athletes take supplements to improve their training results and athletic performance. Popular safe supplements include multivitamins to correct nutritional deficiencies and products containing protein, creatine or glutamine to increase muscle strength and size and to enhance performance. Learn about safe and effective supplements by following advice from today's top experts and nutritionists.

Latest in Sports Supplements

HEALTH ALERT: Third-Party Testing Finds Heavy Metals in Many Popular Supplements

The supplement market is sketchy. It's hard to differentiate between a quality product and one that contains cheap fillers or even dangerous ingredi...

By: Andy Haley

3 Warning Signs A Supplement Isn't Effective

Most athletes try at least one type of supplement to increase their on-field performance. They can choose from a wide variety of products, but there...

By: Rob Scott

How to Choose the Right Protein Powder for Your Workout Goals

Protein Powder – often referred to as an "essential" supplement for fitness fanatics who are serious about getting results. Whether you think it is or...

By: Justin Ochoa

Tips for Safely Buying Supplements Online

Enhancing your sports performance through the use of supplementation is quite common, but what happens when you have been buying supplements that are...

By: Brian Pankau

3 Ways Caffeine Improves Your Sports Performance

If you drink coffee, you are very familiar with how caffeine can improve your energy and mental focus. Put simply, caffeine works fantastically—wh...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Sports Supplements

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 With Leslie Bonci: What Are Safe Supplements for Athletes?

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci discusses the safety of supplements.

STACK Performance Nutrition: What Role Should Supplements Play?

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci discusses the role of supplements in your diet.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Should Athletes Take Multivitamins?

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci discusses the benefits of vitamin and mineral supplements.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Does Creatine Improve Athletic Performance?

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci provides advice on creatine consumption.