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

Are KIND Bars Actually Healthy?

KIND bars. The name itself exudes healthiness. The product line has seen explosive growth in recent years, as Americans have become increasingly co...

By: Brandon Hall

How You Can Overcome the 5 Factors Preventing You From Eating Right

Some people want to lose weight. Some want to gain muscle mass. Others want to improve their athletic abilities. In any case, improving your fitnes...

By: Anna Johansson

3 Protein Myths Athletes Need to Stop Believing

Adequate protein consumption is necessary for any athlete. Not only does it help build muscle, but it can aid in losing fat, maintaining strong connec...

By: Kevin Warren

The Simple Diet Change Found to Help Athletes Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

Many athletes seek an edge to increase their vertical jump. Whether it's a special supplement, lengthy stretching routines, Vertimax workouts, etc....

By: Jake Tuura

This Chickpea-Based Snack Tastes Good Enough to Replace Your Junk Food Addiction (No, Seriously)

Healthy snacks. In America—where many associate snack food with chips, crackers, cookies and sweets—the term can sound like an oxymoron. But...

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Latest Videos in Protein

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.

Performance Nutrition: A Simple DIY Energy Bite Recipe

Sports Dietician Leslie Bonci shows you how to make Energy Bites as a perfect on-the-go snack for athletes.

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.

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.