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Why Some Athletes Have Trouble Losing Fat (And What They Can Do About It)

Having goals is essential for staying consistent with your workout routine. Your goals are what often keep you motivated and excited about getting your...

By: Mike Sirani

Why You Should Ditch Your Treadmill for a Jacob's Ladder on Your Next Conditioning Workout

I hate the treadmill. I hate how it affects my running form. I hate trying to figure out the right speed and incline settings. I hate how long I ha...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Cycle Calories to Shed Fat and Improve Your Workouts

Although it is essential for fat loss, restricting your calories for an extended period of time can have negative consequences in your body. For...

By: Will Davis

The 4 Most Important Sports Nutrition Rules for Athletes

3 Big Rocks of Sports Nutrition A lesson in elementary school that really resonated with me was when we were given a large jar and 10 or so objects of...

By: Jeremy Dupont

How Fast Food Affects Your Athletic Performance

Most people know that fast food is not a healthy choice but continue to buy it because of its convenience and relatively low price. But if you're an...

By: Rob Scott

Latest Videos in Calories

These 8 Calorie-Dense Foods Provide All-Day Energy

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci provides examples of foods that bring a lot of calories in a small serving size to help athletes get the energy they need without stuffing themselves.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Why Crash Diets Don’t Work

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci explains why it's a bad idea for athletes to try a crash diet.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Why Calories Matter

Sports dietician Leslie Boncie explains what calories are and why they are important to you as an athlete.

How to Safely Increase Muscle Mass

New York Jets nutrition consultant Wendy Meyer Sterling explains the best way to build lean muscle mass.

How to Refuel Post-Workout

What happens to your body if you fail to refuel after a workout? New York Jets nutrition consultant Wendy Meyer Sterling explains and shares what nutrients to hit up.