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Even athletes need to watch what they eat from time to time, but they need to make sure that if they're adjusting their nutrition that they don't go too far. Let STACK's treasure trove of diet content help you decide on your new meal plan to help you build strength, burn fat or just improve your conditioning.

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Always Hungry? These 6 Healthy Snacks Are Guaranteed to Fill You Up

There's being hungry, and there's being hungry. The latter refers to that insatiable, unquenchable, indestructible hunger that leads you to dow...

Ryan Lochte's 8,000-Calorie Diet Includes Pizza, Wings and Soda Every Friday Night

When it comes to athletes' diets, swimmers seem to have the most extreme meal plans. Michael Phelps is known to have one of the craziest diets, eati...

After Winning Gold In Rio, Michael Phelps Ate Enough Spaghetti For 4 People

Michael Phelps is arguably the greatest Olympian ever. Currently holding 23 medals, he is the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. In the 2016 ...

How Endurance Athletes Can Reap the Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

Ketosis is a metabolic process where our bodies utilize our internal fat stores for energy instead of glucose. Traditionally, nutritionists have always...

How to Indulge in Dessert Without Ruining Your Diet and Undermining Your Performance

healthy ice cream sandwich Treat yourself! Of course I tell all of my clients to do just that. Because, frankly, I do it too. But here's the deal, you...

J.J. Watt Reveals His Humongous 5,000-Calorie Daily Diet

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is a freak of nature. Not only is he constantly fighting through big offensive linemen to get to the quarterbac...

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

New York Jets Receiver Brandon Marshall Is Using 'The Todd Bowles Diet' To Regain His Speed

You've heard about Atkins, South Beach, Paleo and Weight Watchers. But how about the Todd Bowles diet? That's what New York Jets receiver Br...

Why Athletes Never Seem To Endorse Healthy Products

Celebrities sell. A 2011 study in the Journal of Advertising Research found that an athlete endorsement results in an average increase of four perc...

Why Conor McGregor's 'Steak Every Day' Diet Is a Thing of the Past

Conor McGregor moved up two weight classes to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5. Gutsy? Sure. But Diaz ended up choking out McGregor in the se...

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