Diet Articles

Even athletes need to watch what they eat from time to time, but they need to make sure that if they're adjusting their nutrition that they don't go too far. Let STACK's treasure trove of diet content help you decide on your new meal plan to help you build strength, burn fat or just improve your conditioning.

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Why Crash Diets Don't Work

Crash dieting is when you cut your calorie intake dramatically to lose weight fast. So why is it a bad idea? STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie...

4 Reasons Your Weight Loss Workouts Don't Work

So you've been working out regularly for a few months and you're feeling fit. But there's only one problem – you haven't lost much weight. With...

An Athlete's Introduction to Seafood

Seafood is a great way for athletes to get the protein and Omega-3 fatty acids they need to become stronger. The protein builds and repairs muscle...

The Paleo Diet For Endurance Athletes: A Guide To Training Without Carbs

If you're an endurance runner or athlete, chances are your diet is a key aspect to your training. The food you eat affects your energy, both how quickly...

4 Simple Nutrition Rules for Better Sports Performance and General Health

"What diet should I be doing, Justin?" I have been asked that question hundreds of time by dozens of different people. The answer has never changed. "It...

How Allyson Felix Fuels Up on Race Days

Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Allyson Felix may only weigh 120 pounds, but she burns up so much energy through training and competitio...

The Brian Urlacher Workout

  Prior to the 2004 NFL season, Brian Urlacher's agent contacted nationally renowned speed and strength specialist Chip Smith about improving the ...

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...

5 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies in Athletes

Nutritional deficiencies can negatively affect how athletes perform. STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie Bonci to find out which macronutrients at...

Denver Nuggets Strength Coach Steve Hess Explains How Basketball Players Should Eat

When it comes to the game of basketball at the highest competitive levels, it's much more than practice (place your Allen Iverson joke here). Basketball...

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