Workout Nutrition

During a long, sweaty run, normal eating rules go out the window. Instead of protein and fiber, the body needs sugars—food that will quickly digest and send energy straight to your muscles. These snacks should help your running times and satisfy your sweet tooth!
Calorie Packed Drinks
“Drinking your calories” doesn’t have to mean pounding booze or sugary soft drinks — and it doesn’t even have to be unhealthy. In fact, there are plenty of healthful ways to drink your calories, and some situations when it’s a great idea to do so.
Bodybuilder Phil Heath is a big deal (he's also really, really big). Find out how he rose to fame, how he talks to free weights to bust through a gym session, and how he pampers himself pre-show.
A new survey from a supplement company suggests exercisers need better education on post-workout nutrition to optimize they’re hard work. Are the findings legit, or is the company just blowing smoke?

Caught like a deer in the headlights when trying to choose the right protein powder? Here's an all-inclusive guide to help you pick the right supplement for you.

Do we need to eat right after a morning workout? Skip the pancakes and bacon — a new study found that working out in the morning might curb our appetite.

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Eating a full meal before and after training isn’t always easy, but don’t skimp when it comes to snack time. Here are 50 simple recipes to hit the spot before and after workouts.

Slugging protein shakes is a typical post-workout ritual for many, but is the powdered stuff really superior to regular food?

Burning calories in the squat rack doesn’t always translate to uncontrollable hunger. Find out why the body may send some mixed stomach signals after hitting the showers.

Pre-race pasta parties sure sound like a fun way to enjoy the night before the race. But does carb loading really work, and how can we use it to achieve peak performance?

Do we need to eat right after a morning workout? Skip the pancakes and bacon — a new study found that working out in the morning might curb our appetite.

Caught like a deer in the headlights when trying to choose the right protein powder? Here's an all-inclusive guide to help you pick the right supplement for you.

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