Pre-Workout Nutrition Articles

Supply your body with the fuel it needs to perform at its maximum level for your next training session with pre-workout nutrition tips from STACK. What you eat before you work out is just as important as any other meal. If you skip this meal, you may be unable to put forth maximum speed, strength, endurance and overall athleticism for the duration of an activity. Learn about the most effective foods and drinks to consume before activity to help optimize your game-time performance.

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A More Effective Way to Take Creatine

Creatine monohydrate has long been used by athletes for greater muscle gain and energy during workouts. Not many question its effectiveness, as there ...

The Essential Energy Bar Recipe For Athletes

We all know many athletes, particularly young athletes, don't always have time to sit down and have a balanced meal that's going to give them the fuel...

Add Fall Flavors to Your Workout Shakes With Pumpkin Apple Butter

Pumpkin Apple Butter If you're like me I use peanut butter, almond butter, or sunflower for my pre-workout, protein drinks, and even mid-day snacks...

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...

What to Look for in a Pre-Workout Supplement

Pre-workout supplements promise to transform your workouts. You'll be more energized, you'll smash weights like never before and you'll visit Swole Ci...

Why the Humble PB&J Sandwich Is the Most Popular Pre-Game Snack in All of Pro Sports

The humble peanut butter and jelly combination is having a moment in the sun. In a recent issue of ESPN The Magazine, Baxter Holmes wrote a fascina...

How Poor Nutrition Habits Wreck Your Strength Gains

Ever wonder why you're not making gains? Usually the first change will be sets, reps, exercises, or intensity of a workout. But should it be your...

Here's a Typical Day of Von Miller's Super Clean Diet

Von Miller has a body tailor-made for terrorizing quarterbacks. At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Miller has a sleek yet powerful build that allows him ...

Skipping Breakfast? Consider a Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse Before a Workout

Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse Waking up a few hours before an early morning practice isn't always the most realistic option for high school and college...

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...

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