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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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How to Indulge in Dessert Without Ruining Your Diet and Undermining Your Performance

healthy ice cream sandwich Treat yourself! Of course I tell all of my clients to do just that. Because, frankly, I do it too. But here's the deal, you...

J.J. Watt Reveals His Humongous 5,000-Calorie Daily Diet

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is a freak of nature. Not only is he constantly fighting through big offensive linemen to get to the quarterbac...

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

New York Jets Receiver Brandon Marshall Is Using 'The Todd Bowles Diet' To Regain His Speed

You've heard about Atkins, South Beach, Paleo and Weight Watchers. But how about the Todd Bowles diet? That's what New York Jets receiver Br...

Why Athletes Never Seem To Endorse Healthy Products

Celebrities sell. A 2011 study in the Journal of Advertising Research found that an athlete endorsement results in an average increase of four perc...

Why Conor McGregor's 'Steak Every Day' Diet Is a Thing of the Past

Conor McGregor moved up two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5. Gutsy? Sure. But Diaz ended up choking out McGregor in the se...

Aaron Rodgers is Changing His Diet to Be More Like Tom Brady

For years, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers famously abided by the 80/20 rule: 80 percent of his diet was dedicated to eating healthy, an...

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 ...

How to Resist Junk Food Cravings

Just like athletes and fitness minded people need to focus on how they train, they should also make it a priority to support that effort with sound...

What Are Sugar Alcohols? The Truth About These Mysterious Sugar Alternatives

Long-term overconsumption of sugar has been connected with nearly every negative health outcome imaginable. Obesity, heart disease, high blood press...

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