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

A More Effective Way to Take Creatine

Creatine monohydrate has long been used by athletes for greater muscle gain and energy during workouts. Not many question its effectiveness, as there ...

By: Jake Tuura

The Essential Energy Bar Recipe For Athletes

We all know many athletes, particularly young athletes, don't always have time to sit down and have a balanced meal that's going to give them the fuel...

By: Andrew Meyers

New Study Reveals Whole Eggs Build Muscle Drastically Better Than Egg Whites

Want to get jacked? Don't lose the yolk. That's the takeaway from a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that found pos...

By: Brandon Hall

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

Latest Videos in Post-Workout Nutrition

Willis McGahee's Stocked Fridge

Find out what fuels Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee before and after his strenuous workouts.

Jose Antonio on Types of Protein Supplements

Jose Antonio, former NSCA vice president and ISSN CEO, explains different protein supplements.

Brandon Bass on Post-Workout Fuel

Dallas Mavericks forward Brandon Bass dishes on his favorite post-workout smoothie.