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5 'Good Foods' That Might Be Bad for You

For years, we have been told that healthy foods are those low in fat and sodium and high in fiber and protein. Evil can lurk, though, among what we...

Cutting Weight for Wrestling: 3-Step Sodium Strategy

Moral of the story: Total sodium intake is not as important as relative sodium intake when it comes to manipulating wrestling weight. Sodium is...

Take Some Time to Understand MSG

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is the form of a naturally occurring chemical, glutamate, and is used as a flavor enhancer and food additive. It is created...

Can Baking Soda Improve Your Training Gains?

If you're serious about your training, you're always looking to improve your workouts and make gains (which is probably why you're visiting STACK....

Diet for Wrestlers: 5 Tips to Lose Weight Safely

Five Tips for Weight-Cutting Wrestlers I stepped on the scale exhaustedly at the end of day one of the grueling two-day state wrestling tournament. The...

The Best Healthy Sweeteners

The Best Healthy Sweeteners Let's be honest...somethings in life are just meant to be enjoyed sweet: coffee, tea, baked goods, plain Greek yogurt,...

Surviving Football Hell Week: A Nutrition Guide

As the summer months draw to a close, football players all over the country get prepared for the most grueling training period of their entire sport...

Electrolytes Explained

Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly prefers an after-practice drink powder containing a blend of five electrolytes: sodium, chloride, potassium, cal...

Tips to Avoid Dehydration

Hydration at its core is a well understood concept; we need to water to sustain life. However when it comes to the world of sports and exercise, the...

Hydration Inside the Race Car

Weight reduction is critical when the goal is to make race cars go faster. For professional racers, every tiny bit we can shave from the car's weigh...

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