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5 Supplements for Athletes That Aren't a Waste of Money

The ​number of sports supplements available for purchase ​these days is staggering.​ Seemingly every product aimed at athletes claims to ​make...

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...

Your Vitamin D Supplement Probably Isn't Working. Here's How to Change That

The benefits of vitamin D for general health and athletic performance have been well-documented. Exogenous vitamin D supplementation is associated ...

Sleep and Sunlight: Why Athletes Need to Prioritize Both

Seeking that extra edge on and off the field? Improving dietary and exercise habits are common New Year's resolutions, but athletes and non-athletes s...

What to Look for in a Pre-Workout Supplement

Pre-workout supplements promise to transform your workouts. You'll be more energized, you'll smash weights like never before and you'll visit Swole Ci...

The Scientific Reasons You Feel More Tired During Winter (And How To Combat It)

When the winter months hit, many of us feel the need to hibernate. Suddenly, getting out of bed in the morning is a Herculean task. Mid-day fatigue...

5 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies in Athletes

Nutritional deficiencies can negatively affect how athletes perform. STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie Bonci to find out which macronutrients at...

New Study Finds That Athletes Lacking This Elusive Vitamin Are Weaker, Slower and Less Explosive

A new study from the University of Tulsa has found that low levels of vitamin D can lead to a significant drop-off in athletic performance. The...

Essential Supplement Stack for Male Athletes of All Ages

Choosing whether to take supplements can be a tricky issue for most men because of all the conflicting information. Most athletes will have friends that...

Is The FDA's New Nutrition Label Any Good? Expert Nutritionists Weigh In

The nutrition label will never be the same again. According to a recent FDA announcement, after remaining largely unchanged for the past 20 years, ...

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