Carbs

Learn about how the role of carbs in building muscle can be the key to packing on game-changing size and strength. Proper nutrition is vital, but building muscle depends on more than just protein. Whether it's a breakdown of the best carbs for post-workout meals or advice on planning meals, STACK has tons of nutritional advice to help you grow into a monster on the field.

Latest in Carbs

Carb Loading: Is it worth it?

What is Carb-Loading?Carb-loading is a nutritional strategy that's been around for a while, especially in endurance sports. Carb-loading occurs when y...

Are Nutrition Bars Making You Fat? How to Tell If Your Snack is Actually Good for You

Bars are bigger than ever, and I'm not talking about hangouts that serve Budweiser. I'm talking about the ready-to-eat, supposedly-nutritious rect...

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 Your Diet the Reason You Keep Getting Injured?

The last thing any athlete wants is to get injured. Despite sometimes being an inevitable consequence of being an athlete, missing out on training or ...

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...