Nutrition Articles

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.

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Can Instagram Affect Your Diet?

How many of your friends have become "food photographers" since joining Instagram? Y'know, people who take a picture of each and every meal they e...

4 Tips for a Successful Juice Detox

Juicing detox diets have gained popularity in the past few years as a viable route to take to jump start clean eating and nutrition. Juicing diets are...

Recipe Makeover: Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms

Recipe Makeover: Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms From the fast food drive-thru and the take-out box to the backyard BBQ, STACK Expert Kait Fortunato is...

How to Eat What You Want and Still Lose Weight

Are you frustrated by weight loss? Do you feel like you are doing everything right but still struggling to reach your goal? If so, you are not ...

Nutrition Guidelines for Endurance Training

You've trained six months for your big day. You've run hundreds of miles on asphalt and dripped sweat into your shoes for days—or you've biked fa...

Beyond Weight Loss: 4 Reasons to Eat Healthy

Eating healthy will help you lose weight or maintain your weight if you're already in shape. But weight loss alone may not be enough to motivate you...

Fueling for an Obstacle Course

Adventure races, mud runs and obstacle courses are gaining popularity. They are a fun way to exercise and work together as a team. They also tend ...

Top 5 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Have you ever been frustrated by your weight? You cut your calories, log your food intake and diligently work out, sweating through spin classes and...

The Skinny on Juicing

Juicing is a popular trend in dieting these days. But with all of its promises as a health solution, is it really all it's cracked up to be? Some ...

Intermittent Fasting: Secrets of Success

Intermittent fasting is not just a diet plan. It's a lifestyle change. It's based on the idea that the human body isn't designed for three full me...

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