Sports Supplements

A supplement is any product that delivers nutrients to the body in addition to those supplied by food. A balanced diet is sufficient for most people, but many athletes take supplements to improve their training results and athletic performance. Popular safe supplements include multivitamins to correct nutritional deficiencies and products containing protein, creatine or glutamine to increase muscle strength and size and to enhance performance. Learn about safe and effective supplements by following advice from today's top experts and nutritionists.

Latest in Sports Supplements

Can This Type of Fungus Known as Cordyceps Benefit Athletes?

You're smart enough to know that there is no such thing as a nutritional magic bullet. You're well aware that no single food is going to make or break...

By: Brian Sabin

The One Supplement That Can Alleviate Muscle Soreness

Limiting soreness is key to any successful training program. Whether you're in or off season, having fatigued broken down muscles can stop you from...

By: Jeremy Dupont

How to Harness Coffee's Sports Performance Benefits

Caffeine is a legal performance enhancing drug, in fact, it's even on the WADA's monitoring program for possible in-competition abuse. Caffeine has been...

By: Erick Avila

Should Football Players Take Creatine?

In modern times, American football is an incredibly systemized sport that has data on nearly every physical attribute that's required to play the sport...

By: Dan Garner

Why These NFL Greats Are Now Taking Their Vitamins in Liquid Form

"Who takes a multivitamin in pill form every day?" All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski, top-rated NFL receiver Antonio Brown, six-time Pro Bowl wide...

By: Chad Zimmerman

Latest Videos in Sports Supplements

The Quarterback Retreat: An Inside Look at One of The World's Most Prestigious QB Training Camps

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual two-day camp features some of the nation's best college signal-callers tutoring the next generation of QBs.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: Offseason Improvement

Some of the nation's top college QBs discuss their offseason improvements at Steve Clarkson's annual Quarterback Retreat.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: The Importance of Footwork

Quarterback guru Steve Clarkson stresses the importance of good footwork, a message which has resonated with several of his high-profile students.

Steve Clarkson's Quarterback Training: QB Camaraderie

Top college QBs Josh Rosen, Tate Martell and Wilton Speight explain the camaraderie they feel at quarterback guru Steve Clarkson's annual QB Retreat.

STACK Sports Health: Why Athletes Should Consider Getting a Massage

Physical therapist Matt Stevens explains why and when athletes should get a sports massage.