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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Basketball Nutrition: Pre-, During and Post-Game Meal Strategies

As a basketball player and bodybuilder, I received a unique insight on how to build muscle for basketball players. Throughout my experience, I hav...

Simple Post-Workout Shake Recipe

Drinking a protein shake after a workout is one of the best ways to give your muscles the amino acids they need to rebuild and recover. (Review ST...

The Prime Time to Build Muscle

Although it may feel like you're building muscle during your workout, those Squats you're doing aren't adding an ounce of muscle mass. Size gains on...

A Guide to Muscle-Building Supplements

More and more athletes are experimenting with muscle-building supplements to give them an edge over their competition. However, not all supplement...

3 Smoothie Recipes to Meet Your Nutrition Needs

A smoothie is like your dietary sixth man. The blended beverage won't get the bulk of your caloric "minutes," since most of your daily intake comes ...

Chocolate Milk after Workouts

Recently, pro athletes and top nutritionists have been touting the benefits of drinking chocolate milk after workouts. (Drink Muscle-Building Chocol...

Benefits of Oatmeal, Pre- or Post-Workout

When you have the time after a workout, it's best to refuel with a "whole food" choice (save the protein supplements for when you're running out the...

Design the Perfect Muscle-Building Post-Workout Meal

Don't you love the end of a good workout? There's that feeling of exhaustion, but your aches and pains are offset by a sense of satisfaction. Whi...

Post-Workout Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake Recipe

To recover from a workout, it's critical to take in protein and carbohydrates. Protein helps rebuild muscle and carbs refuel the body's depleted ene...

Post-Workout Foods for Any Occasion

You've just completed a killer workout and you're cooling down. Your work is done, right? Well, not quite, not until you've taken care of the three ...

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