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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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The Secret To How Pro Athletes Cheat On Their Diets Without Getting Off Track

The cheat meal. It typically comes after a substantial streak of healthy eating as an incentive for a person to stay on their diet. The theory behi...

Here's a Typical Day of Von Miller's Super Clean Diet

Von Miller has a body tailor-made for terrorizing quarterbacks. At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Miller has a sleek yet powerful build that allows him ...

Why Crash Diets Don't Work

Crash dieting is when you cut your calorie intake dramatically to lose weight fast. So why is it a bad idea? STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie...

An Athlete's Introduction to Seafood

Seafood is a great way for athletes to get the protein and Omega-3 fatty acids they need to become stronger. The protein builds and repairs muscle...

Why Health Nuts Are Freaking Out for Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut seems like an unlikely superfood. While it's often accompanied by sausages and steins of beer, sauerkraut has nutritional benefits that ...

4 Ways You Can Add Protein Powder to Your Diet

Protein powder is a great way for athletes to get the protein they need to build and repair their muscles. The most common ways to use protein powder ...

What Are Probiotics and Should You Take Them?

What are probiotics and should you take them? STACK talked with sports dietician Leslie Bonci to learn about probiotics, what they can do for you and ...

4 Simple Nutrition Rules for Better Sports Performance and General Health

"What diet should I be doing, Justin?" I have been asked that question hundreds of time by dozens of different people. The answer has never changed. "It...

6 On-the-Go Protein-Packed Foods

Whether you're an athlete or just always on the go, you need energy to get through the day. And the best place to get that boost isn't from some...

How to Eat Well Anywhere (Even at School!)

School cafeterias are loaded with unhealthy options that can slow you down. And if you think opting for the vending machine is a better bet, t...

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