Post-Workout Nutrition

No matter how hard and impressive your workout was, what you eat afterward can play a major role in its results. Optimize your game and body's potential by learning what nutrients you need to eat and when for proper muscle growth and recovery. Cut the guesswork and discover the right balance of carbs, protein and fiber through healthy eating plans, guidelines and STACK-tested and approved meal favorites. Refuel your body and take your performance results to the next level.

Latest in Post-Workout Nutrition

Add Fall Flavors to Your Workout Shakes With Pumpkin Apple Butter

Pumpkin Apple Butter If you're like me I use peanut butter, almond butter, or sunflower for my pre-workout, protein drinks, and even mid-day snacks...

By: Victor Spaulding Jr.

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...

By: Gary Moller

The Simple Diet Change That Helped Zach Parise Become an NHL All-Star

When Zach Parise first arrived in the NHL in 2005, he was just 21 years old. Like most 21-year-olds, he ate whatever required the least effort. For...

By: Brandon Hall

How Poor Nutrition Habits Wreck Your Strength Gains

Ever wonder why you're not making gains? Usually the first change will be sets, reps, exercises, or intensity of a workout. But should it be your...

By: Jeremy Dupont

5 Best Post-Workout Foods That Will Transform Your Recovery

A long training session can take a lot out of your body. Pre-workout, you're likely going to a boatload of carbohydrates as an immediate energy source...

By: Gary Moller

Latest Videos in Post-Workout Nutrition

STACK Performance Nutrition With Leslie Bonci: The Ultimate Post-Workout Shake

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci creates the perfect post-workout shake.

STACK Performance Nutrition: How to Refuel After Exercise

Sports Dietitian Leslie Bonci runs you through a few ways to refuel after a game, practice or workout.

East Brunswick High School's Chocolate Milk Phenomenon

Phil Hossler, head athletic trainer at East Brunswick High School, is helping student-athletes recover faster and stronger than ever by making low-fat chocolate milk available after games and practices.

Conquering Two-a-Days with Milk REFUEL

The East Brunswick High School football team recovers faster and stronger than ever by consuming low-fat chocolate milk after off-season workouts and two-a-day sessions.

Sarah Reinertsen's Ironman Nutrition and Recovery Strategy

In the fourth episode of our video series featuring challenged athlete and Ironman Sarah Reinertsen, we explore Sarah's nutrition and recovery strategy that she uses to replenish her body after a grueling training session.