Water or Sports Drinks: What to Drink When?
To understand the answer, you need to understand some of the science behind dehydration and fatigue.
5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout
There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...
How Sports Hydration Affects Your Performance
Let's face it, sports hydration isn't sexy. There is nothing exciting about monitoring your hydration or drinking more water, but you could be seriously...
The Los Angeles Lakers PRO Nutrition Plan
Photo: AP Steve Nash took to it quickly. Kobe Bryant said he never felt better. And Dwight Howard used it to turn his season around (even if he [...]
The Powerful Health Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric, the golden herb responsible for giving curry dishes their distinct color and flavor, contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which research has linked to several health benefits. Pain Relief In 2009, [...]
Finish Your Workout With Eggs, A Great Source of Protein
Imagine this scenario. Immediately after a workout, you throw down the weight and head to the kitchen to hit that mandatory recovery eating window. You go to dip into your [...]
Superfoods A-Z: Millet
Your dinner plate is yawning at you, bored by your standard choices of brown rice, oats, and whole-wheat pasta. Face it, you’re in a rut, stuck on a nutrition plateau [...]
Do You Need a Probiotic Supplement?
Contrary to what Erin Andrews' latest probiotic commercial would lead you to believe, there is nothing "cute" about your gut (i.e., your digestive system). Fortunately, the growing popularity of probiotic [...]
Athletic Performance Benefits of Creatine
One of the best workout supplements on the market today, creatine has a number of great benefits for athletes. Unfortunately, athletes are constantly being fed misinformation about creatine, often by [...]
Alcohol Basics for Athletes
Editor's Note: The legal drinking age in all 50 states is 21 years old. Underage drinking can have serious effects on your health and overall development. STACK encourages all athletes, [...]