Nutrition Articles

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

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NFL Draft Prospects Prep to Make Their Mark Prior to 2020 Draft

For the third year in a row, CarnoSyn partnered with the TEST Football Academy in Martinsville, New Jersey to help prepare NFL hopefuls for the Draft ...

Do You Know About Meat Glue?

Collect meat and fish scraps, shape them, glue them together and sell the products as nuggets, prime steak, fish patties or some other edible for your...

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...

2020 Team CarnoSyn Seizes Their Competitive Edge

2020 Team CarnoSyn: (from left) trainer Kevin Dunn, Myles Hartsfield, Kyle Murphy, Nate Stanley and Tuzar Skipper. Athletes are always looking for...

How Caffeine Can Make You Sprint Faster

Caffeine is one of the few legal performance-enhancing substances that actually works. Several studies have found improvements in vertical jump height...

Take This Vitamin for Better Workouts

Vitamin D deficiency is a common problem among athletes and the general population in Western countries. Low vitamin D levels have been linked to s...

Is Your Vitamin C Supplement Actually Helping You Avoid Sickness?

It's the season for sickness. According to the CDC, "most of the time flu activity peaks between December and March." Cold season is also pegged to...

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....

When Should I Take Creatine?

Creatine is probably the most well-researched supplement on the market today. Numerous studies have found positive adaptations in strength, power and ...

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...

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