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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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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...

The Best Thanksgiving Carb to Eat All Year Round

While mashed (white) potatoes are one of the dishes we most look forward to on Thanksgiving, the sweet potato is a fantastic alternative. According to...

5 Nutritionists Tell You How to Limit the Damage During Your Thanksgiving Meal

You're going to indulge on Thanksgiving. That's an undeniable fact. Heck, it's a national holiday in which the main event is eating. And the food is ...

Elena Delle Donne Reveals the Ins-And-Outs of Her MVP Diet

Elena Delle Donne is one of basketball's brightest stars. In addition to being named WNBA MVP in 2015, the Washington Mystics small forward is a seven...

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...

Are Sweet Potatoes Actually Healthier Than White Potatoes?

Along with chicken breast and brown rice, sweet potatoes have become a staple of the elite athlete diet. Nowadays, nearly every pro athlete with wh...

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...

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