Post-Workout Nutrition Articles

No matter how hard and impressive your workout was, what you eat afterward can play a major role in its results. Optimize your game and body's potential by learning what nutrients you need to eat and when for proper muscle growth and recovery. Cut the guesswork and discover the right balance of carbs, protein and fiber through healthy eating plans, guidelines and STACK-tested and approved meal favorites. Refuel your body and take your performance results to the next level.

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Sports Dietitians Answer Their Favorite Athlete Nutrition Questions

Sports dietitians are the experts when it comes recommendations for fueling your body for any exercise or sport. They are constantly educating...

Eat Like a Champion, Part 3: Post-Workout Nutrition

Welcome to the STACK Eat Like a Champion article series, where we talk to nutrition experts about how to eat to beat the competition. You'll learn how...

How to Build a Performance-Fueling Smoothie

Pre workout Smoothie Now that it is summer it's a perfect time to discuss one of my favorite food options: smoothies! I love smoothies because of their...

Fuel Your Performance With Salad: Here's How

Photo: Elanaspantry When you think of a post workout meal, your first thought is not a salad because it is seen as a light meal. However, with the right...

5 Protein-Packed Recovery Shakes

You put your body through a lot when you work out and you should reward it with fuel. Recovery shakes filled with protein and complex carbohydrates are...

5 Tips to Increase Lean Body Mass

As the weather turns warmer, there is an increased focus on getting back in shape. A key component of this and of fitness in general is increasing lean...

Fuel Up Fast With 4 Smoothies From the New York Giants

Photo: Getty Images via Thinkstock Let's face it: An athlete's diet can seem pretty bland. If you're following all the rules, it's grilled chicken...

What Should You Eat After a Workout? Turns Out, 'When?' Is The Better Question

Thirty minutes. That's the vital window of time you have to fully capitalize on your workout with nutrition, according to John Ivy, Ph.D, co-autho...

The Best Post-Workout Supplements and Nutrition

I constantly see athletes looking for ways to make their workouts harder and more intense. But athletes also need to think about how to balance thei...

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