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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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Eddie Lacy is Staying Lean This Offseason With Healthy Food and Pool Sprints

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy had another disappointing season in 2016. Due to a broken ankle, the 26-year-old played in only five games,...

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....

Why You Want Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Your Diet

Avoiding fat is typically a good thing, but one type of fat should be in your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids have a ton of health benefits that you might n...

Why High-Fiber Foods Aren't Just for Old People

When you think about fiber, you might think about foods that help old people go to the bathroom. Yes, fiber is important for this purpose, but it has ...

How to Identify and Avoid Highly Processed Foods

You've heard of processed foods, but you still might have questions about them. STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie Bonci to learn more about pr...

Are Acai Bowls Actually Healthy?

Acai bowls are here to stay. What started as a stylish trend years ago thanks in part to the rise of acai berries as a "superfood" has now become a...

3 Delicious High-Protein Wraps

For athletes, getting enough protein in their daily diet is very important. Protein not only helps with muscle growth, it also facilitates muscle re...

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...

5 Reasons Athletes Should Always Drink a Breakfast Smoothie

5 reasons why you should always have a breakfast smoothie I'm not a morning person. Every day I try to leave myself enough time to fully wake up, take...

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