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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How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout With Food, Not Supplements

My brother used to refer to himself as a well-oiled machine. I never really understood what he was talking about until I started to learn about 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...

What Eddie Lacy Eats Before Packers' Games

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy needs to think about a lot of things on the day of a big game: his team's playbook, blocking schemes, an...

Try This Coffee and Fruit Smoothie for a Pre-Workout Energy Boost

Have you ever tried a caffeinated smoothie? If not, you are missing out on all the benefits of caffeine for performance. Although coffee is often...

5 Ingredients In Pre-Workout Supplements That Don't Work

The United States supplement industry is worth nearly $37 billion dollars. I'll let that sink in for a minute. Protein powders, vitamins and minerals,...

The Endurance Benefits of Coffee

Coffee has always been a controversial topic as it pertains to athletes; is it healthy, does it help athletic performance, and ultimately should...

Pre-Game Nutrition: What to Eat Before You Compete

Athletes are always told to "eat well" the day before and day of a competition so that they have energy to spare for the intense physical activity they...

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...

9 Easy and Portable Pre-Game Snacks for Athletes

You know you won't perform your best on an empty tank. But eat too much, too close to game time, and your pre-game meal may wind up on your shoes (or ...

7 Foods That Are Ruining Your Workouts

Fueling up before a game, practice or workout can take your performance to the next level, provided you're loading the right stuff onto your plate...

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