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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.

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Youth Soccer Tournament Survival Guide

It flabbergasts me that I am writing a survival guide on youth soccer tournaments. For something that should be a fun and carefree enjoyment of the...

The Biggest Nutrition Mistakes You Don't Even Know You're Making

You've come to the conclusion that your diet could be causing you some problems. Perhaps you saw my last piece, Top 10 Signs Your Diet is Dragging You...

7 Nutrition Hacks for Elite Performance You've Never Tried Before

As athletes progress toward higher levels of competition and training, nutrition plays a much bigger role in their ability to perform and recover. Asi...

The New Food Pyramid for Female Athletes

I love talking to female athletes who want to eat healthy and make better decisions when it comes to fueling for their performance. But I often fin...

5 Secrets for Shedding Excess Body Fat (That Don't Involve Working Out)

As a strength and conditioning coach, my role often extends far beyond the weight room. One of the many hats I wear daily is that of a nutritionist. ...

Todd Durkin, Two-Time Trainer of the Year, Reveals His 9 Most Impactful Nutrition Tips

$bp("Brid_44480579", {"id":"15882","width":"16","height":"9","video":"348095"}); My friends, nutrition is no joke. Sure, it's not as sexy of ...

Why Intermittent Fasting Doesn't Always Make Sense for Female Athletes

Many of you have probably heard about intermittent fasting, a specific type of fasting associated with a slew of health benefits, including weight los...

Trying to Gain Weight? Here's What Your Meals Should Look Like

So you want to bulk up, huh? Gaining weight can be a great thing for an athlete, especially when it's done intelligently and responsibly. Gaining m...

Want to Be Great During Tournament Season? Avoid These 5 Nutrition Mistakes

Summer's finally here, and if you're a young athlete, that means you're going to be playing sports on the weekends. Those weekend doubleheaders and...

10 Things You Need to Know to Burn More Body Fat

Consider this article your quick guide to fat burning and getting lean. Whether you're looking to get in better shape for your sport or simply want...

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