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

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

Why Are So Many Athletes Ditching Dairy? Should You?

Anyone who grew up in the heyday of the popular "Got Milk?" ad campaign, in which many high profile athletes touted the benefits of the bovine beverag...

By: Brandon Hall

5 Weird Health Foods That Will Improve Your Performance

Are you staying up to date on the latest health food trends? Every year, more foods emerge into popularity and create a buzz for themselves in today's...

By: Justin Ochoa

Mr. Universe Winner Goes Vegan, Still Consumes 6,000 Calories and 300 Grams of Protein a Day and Feels 'Amazing'

Barnabas du Plessis, winner of the 2014 Mr. Universe bodybuilding competition, is one beefy dude. But don't mistake this meaty man for a meat eater....

By: Brandon Hall

3 Delicious Recovery Shakes That Help Build Muscle

Recovery shakes high in muscle building protein are an excellent choice for athletes after a hard workout or practice. Shakes can be made ahead of time...

By: Andrew Meyers

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.