Protein Articles

If you want to gain more muscle and perform your best during games, it's vital that you eat enough protein to refuel your muscles. Strength training breaks down your muscle fibers, and proper nutrition, like taking in enough protein, is the key to unlocking your body's growth potential. Learn about how much protein you need to eat, how grab healthy meals on the go, and why eating enough protein can be the difference between starting and sitting on the bench.

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Study Shows Booze Totally Wastes Your Workouts

Do you think you can go drinking after a tough workout or athletic competition without consequence? The extra calories will help build muscle, right? ...

3 Protein Myths Busted

Let me preface by saying that I love food. All food. Protein consumption is a favorite hobby of mine. This article is written from one protein...

Can Athletes Sustain a Meat-Free Diet?

Almost anyone who's ever considered a meat free diet has heard the question – "but where will you get your protein?" Of course, vegetarian diets can be...

4 Reasons Why Athletes Should Keep a Food Journal

In our ongoing battle to keep properly fuel ourselves and conquer our eating habits an invaluable ally can be found in a food journal. Here are four...

Find Out Exactly What LeBron James Eats During the NBA Season

LeBron James is a flawless physical specimen. He's bigger than you. He's stronger than you. And he runs like a gazelle. Whenever we get  a chance to ...

What You Should Eat When You're Sick

No one wants to be sick, especially athletes. When an athlete is sick, he or she misses valuable time on the field or in the weight room. STACK talked...

2 Holiday Drink Recipes That Won't Make You Fat (And May Improve Your Workouts)

Let's get right to the point: the holiday drink options nowadays will fit your macros for the week with just one sip! The "if it fits your macros"...

How Baseball Players Can Effectively Reduce Body Fat

As it currently stands, the sport of baseball does not have a lot of solid, research-based information out there regarding how to properly fuel yourself...

5 Tips for Tackling Muscle Soreness

Muscle soreness happens to not only first time exercisers, but also athletes and regular exercisers if they significantly increase the intensity and/or...

Do Detox Cleanses Actually Work?

Detox regimens are popular among people who want to cleanse their bodies. Many products are available that claim to clean out your gut, but are they...

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