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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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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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