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Learn about how the role of carbs in building muscle can be the key to packing on game-changing size and strength. Proper nutrition is vital, but building muscle depends on more than just protein. Whether it's a breakdown of the best carbs for post-workout meals or advice on planning meals, STACK has tons of nutritional advice to help you grow into a monster on the field.

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Trying to Gain Weight? Here's What Your Meals Should Look Like

So you want to bulk up, huh? Gaining weight can be a great thing for an athlete, especially when it's done intelligently and responsibly. Gaining m...

Want to Be Great During Tournament Season? Avoid These 5 Nutrition Mistakes

Summer's finally here, and if you're a young athlete, that means you're going to be playing sports on the weekends. Those weekend doubleheaders and...

10 Things You Need to Know to Burn More Body Fat

Consider this article your quick guide to fat burning and getting lean. Whether you're looking to get in better shape for your sport or simply want...

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...

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....

Do You Know Your Carb Tolerance? A Simple Guide to This Crucial Dietary Figure

Carbs don't exactly have a great reputation these days. You've probably heard something about how carbs spike your insulin levels, and if insulin i...

5 Nutritionists Tell You How to Limit the Damage During Your Thanksgiving Meal

You're going to indulge on Thanksgiving. That's an undeniable fact. Heck, it's a national holiday in which the main event is eating. And the food is ...

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...

7 Crucial Nutrients That Female Athletes Need

As women's participation in sports has increased over the past 30 years, one might assume that female athletes keep their bodies in tip-top shape....

6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

Six Convincing Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to sleep in or postpone...

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