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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Von Miller's Energy-Packed Pre-Game Fueling

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? When asked this age-old question during an NFL minicamp, Denver Broncos linebacker (and aspiring poultry f...

The First Rule of Fueling: Keep It Real

Pop quiz: What's a more effective way to get fired up for your next workout? (a.) blast heavy metal or hip-hop music through your headphones (b....

Attention Ballplayers: During a Doubleheader, Meals Are Twice as Important

I remember the long days of summertime softball tournaments. At times we drove for hours, stayed up to the wee hours of the morning battling out a...

The Ultimate Pre-Game Fueling Menu

As an athlete, you should aim to eat at least three to four hours before competition. This helps you fill up your glycogen stores—which your bod...

This Just In: Boost Your Workout With Peppermint

Sometimes, simple things can have a big impact on our training. For example, did you know that you might be able to boost your next workout by che...

Running a Marathon? Your Fueling Questions Answered

Marathon season is in full swing, and many of my clients have come to me with nutrition questions for their big race. If you're running a marathon...

Why You Can't Ignore Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

Have you been pushing hard in the gym and leaving nothing behind on the field? Trying to build lean muscle, cut up, run faster or just push yourself f...

Pre-Workout Breakfast for Endurance Athletes, Bodybuilders and Competitive Trainees

Eating a balanced breakfast is always important. But it becomes even more important when you're training for a specific event such as a marathon or ...

Lunch Box Special: Tobin Heath's Old-School Pre-Game Favorite

Many athletes follow complex eating plans to power up for big games, but not U.S. Women's Soccer National Team member Tobin Heath. She found her sec...

Running Away From GI Distress: Symptoms, Causes And Tips

Week five of your marathon training. You're confident and feeling good, because up to this point everything has gone perfectly. Your shoes are on, y...

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