Protein

If you want to gain more muscle and perform your best during games, it's vital that you eat enough protein to refuel your muscles. Strength training breaks down your muscle fibers, and proper nutrition, like taking in enough protein, is the key to unlocking your body's growth potential. Learn about how much protein you need to eat, how grab healthy meals on the go, and why eating enough protein can be the difference between starting and sitting on the bench.

Latest in Protein

Competitive Eater Matt Stonie Crushed a Humongous 7,700-Calorie Bowl of Cereal

It's amazing how much food a human body can hold—especially when it's enough food to feed the whole neighborhood. Leave it up to none other than c...

By: Rob Scott

WNBA All-Star Kara Lawson's Simple Nutrition Advice Every Athlete Needs to Hear

For most people, going vegan sounds impossible. Not only do you have to ditch meat, but you also have to avoid all animal-related products. No ...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Gaining Weight Is Not Always Beneficial for Athletes

I wanted to weigh 220 pounds when I was playing hockey in high school. That's what some of the best NHL power forwards weighed, so I figured it was ...

By: Andy Haley

3 Ways Your Diet Can Help Injuries Heal Faster

Injuries are unfortunately an often unavoidable part of sport. From minor strains to major surgeries you have specific nutrition needs that need to be...

By: Joel Totoro

3 Ways to Easily Add More Protein to Your Diet

Perhaps, the biggest challenge I face on a day-to-day basis is getting my athletes to eat enough protein. The ability for athletes to gain strength and...

By: Jon Drees

Latest Videos in Protein

MET-Rx: Love The Monster

Feed, nurture and train your monster, and it will repay your love by destroying all who stand in your way. #LovetheMonster

STACK Performance Nutrition: What You Should Eat After a Workout

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci shares her thoughts on the best food to help you refuel after a grinding workout.

The Power of Recovery: A Nutrition Strategy to Rebuild Muscle

In this episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess offers advice to coaches on how they can help their athletes rebuild muscles and recover after workouts and practices through proper nutrition.

Make a Skinny Elvis, Athletic Gaines' Protein-Powered Snack

Chef McGonigle of Athletic Gaines (Las Vegas) demonstrates how to make "The Skinny Elvis," a high-calorie, high-protein snack that their NFL Combine athletes use to fuel up and build muscle.

STACK Performance Nutrition: The Best Sources of Protein for Vegans

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci provides protein recommendations for vegans.