Pre-Workout Nutrition

Supply your body with the fuel it needs to perform at its maximum level for your next training session with pre-workout nutrition tips from STACK. What you eat before you work out is just as important as any other meal. If you skip this meal, you may be unable to put forth maximum speed, strength, endurance and overall athleticism for the duration of an activity. Learn about the most effective foods and drinks to consume before activity to help optimize your game-time performance.

Latest in Pre-Workout Nutrition

Here's a Typical Day of Von Miller's Super Clean Diet

Von Miller has a body tailor-made for terrorizing quarterbacks. At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Miller has a sleek yet powerful build that allows him ...

By: Brandon Hall

Skipping Breakfast? Consider a Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse Before a Workout

Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse Waking up a few hours before an early morning practice isn't always the most realistic option for high school and college...

By: Brett Singer

How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout With Food, Not Supplements

My brother used to refer to himself as a well-oiled machine. I never really understood what he was talking about until I started to learn about the...

By: Alena Luciani

4 Easy Breakfasts to Power Through a Morning Workout

One of the best times for an athlete to work out is in the morning before the start of their busy day. The only problem about working out in the mor...

By: Rob Scott

Try This Coffee and Fruit Smoothie for a Pre-Workout Energy Boost

Have you ever tried a caffeinated smoothie? If not, you are missing out on all the benefits of caffeine for performance. Although coffee is often...

By: Natalie Rizzo

Latest Videos in Pre-Workout Nutrition

NBA Point Guard Brandon Knight's Pre-Game Meal Routine

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight shares his eating routine on big game days. He sometimes takes in three meals before tipoff to ensure that he will have enough energy to perform well throughout the game.

NFL Running Back Eddie Lacy's Go-To Pre-Game Meal

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy shares his nutrition routine before big games. His favorite pre-game dish is chicken noodle soup, but he chooses not to eat too much food on game days.

Joe Mauer Talks Baseball Nutrition

Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer discusses his approach to nutrition and how he fuels his body on game days.

Chris "Macca" McCormack on Fueling with Clif Bars and Shots

Ironman World Champion Chris "Macca" McCormack discusses the advantages of fueling during a race with Clif Bars and Shots.

Sprinter Carmelita 'The Jet' Jeter's Race Fuel

Carmelita Jeter, the second-fastest woman in the world, talks about her pre-race fueling strategy.