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10 Things You Need to Know to Burn More Body Fat

Consider this article your quick guide to fat burning and getting lean. Whether you're looking to get in better shape for your sport or simply want...

If It Fits Your Macros: Everything You Kneed to Know About the Wildly Popular 'IIFYM' Diet

If It Fits Your Macros—a.k.a. "IIFYM"—is one of the most popular diets on the planet. Here's what it entails and the pros and cons of this uniq...

How Nutrient Timing Affects Athletic Performance

Athletes have a lot of advice to keep in mind to make the most of their workout. What time is best to exercise, how many times a week you should...

Why You Want Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Your Diet

Avoiding fat is typically a good thing, but one type of fat should be in your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids have a ton of health benefits that you might n...

Study Shows Booze Totally Wastes Your Workouts

Do you think you can go drinking after a tough workout or athletic competition without consequence? The extra calories will help build muscle, right? ...

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What the Heck Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci explains why Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary for a healthy diet and provides examples of foods that contain the healthy fat.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Best Sources of Fat for Athletes

Sports dietitian Leslie Bonci discusses the importance of healthy fats in an athlete's diet.

Pre-Workout Fluid Replacements

No time to eat pre-workout? Six-time Ironman World Champ Dave Scott recommends an alternative to downing a full meal.

Pre-Activity Eating for Vegetarians

University of Miami’s sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman provides pre-activity foods to jump-start your performance.

The Nutrient That Helps Prevent Injuries

Learn about one nutrient that’s crucial in your diet for preventing injuries.