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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Elevate Your Game With Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

Your pre- and post-workout nutrition habits can make a huge difference in your training and on game day. Eat the right things and watch your game ta...

Choosing Good Pre-Workout Meals

As an athlete, you make the right decisions for your performance by heading to the gym for daily workout sessions, so don't make a wrong one by negl...

6 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes When Transitioning From Off-Season to In-Season

A routine change can make goals harder to achieve. Although it's easy to get off track when a season ends, a more difficult transition for many at...

Avoid Workout Dizziness With These Pre-Workout Snacks

If you feel dizzy in the middle of a workout, your pre-workout snack (or lack of one) may be the culprit. Neglecting your nutrition is dangerous, ...

The Ultimate Pre-Game Basketball Meal

Young athletes, even those who are serious about their game, are typically the worst offenders when it comes to realizing the importance of consumin...

How Simple Pre-Race Eating Led to Chris Legh's Breakthrough

Just 50 yards from the finish line, Chris Legh's legs buckled underneath him. The elite triathlete had endured almost all of Ironman Kona in 1997, and...

Essential Pre-Workout Snacks for Intense Exercise

Training on an empty stomach? Your "motor" is guaranteed to run out of gas in the middle of a tough workout, because you haven't "fueled up" enough....

Why Athletes Should Avoid a Protein-Focused Pre-Workout Meal

Health experts argue about nutrition topics endlessly. However, one thing they tend to agree on is the importance of nutrient timing for athletes. ...

Nutrition Strategies for Tournament Days

There are many things to keep in mind on game day, especially if you are involved in a tournament that schedules multiple games on the same day. Nut...

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