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Training and competition place high demands on the body, so athletes need meal plans to get the right nutrients and fluids at the right times. Sticking to an eating plan facilitates gains in muscle size, strength and speed as well as overall athletic performance. Get expert advice on formulating a meal plan specific to your nutritional needs to help you achieve your performance goals.

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Cookout Commandments: What to Eat (and Avoid) at Your Summer BBQ

With July 4th right around the corner, it's the perfect time to talk about a classic American summer tradition—cookouts. They are not exactly co...

When Is it Safe For Kids to Start Drinking Coffee?

The more we learn about coffee, the more evidence there is that it can support a healthy lifestyle. The case for drinking coffee today may be stron...

Is Halo Top Ice Cream Actually Healthy?

I can confirm that Halo Top ice cream does indeed taste amazing. After hearing hype for months about this low-calorie, high-protein "healthy" ice c...

Is Trail Mix Actually Healthy?

Trail mix has been around for over a century. Its origins can be traced back to an outdoorsman named Horace Kephart, who helped plot the route of t...

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...

Is Jerky Actually Healthy?

Jerky is an attractive snack for athletes. For one, it's high in protein. But unlike other meat-based foods, jerky doesn't have to be refrigerated....

Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

Why the Humble PB&J Sandwich Is the Most Popular Pre-Game Snack in All of Pro Sports

The humble peanut butter and jelly combination is having a moment in the sun. In a recent issue of ESPN The Magazine, Baxter Holmes wrote a fascina...

Are Herbal Tea Health Claims Legit?

Take a stroll down the herbal tea aisle, and you might swear you've stumbled upon the secret to eternal life. Nowadays, there's an herbal tea for e...

Is Avocado Toast Healthy?

Americans love avocado. The trendiest way to eat it? Avocado toast. Both foodies and average Joes seem to adore it. It's suddenly on the menu at...

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