Category Archive for "Fitness Articles"

Dustin Pedroia’s Off-Season Training Plan

While most baseball fans were probably shocked that a man measuring just 5’9″ and weighing 180 pounds had won the 2008 AL Most Valuable Player trophy, we at STACK weren’t the least bit surprised. With his unyielding determination, Dustin Pedroia…

Post Workout Nutrition Questions

1) Do you usually eat/drink a post-workout meal or supplement? I like to eat six meals a day as consistently as I can and also keep the percentages of carbohydrates, protein, and fat at a balance of 50% carbohydrate, 40%…

Athletes Need to Read Labels

Labels provide a tremendous amount of important information. Most foods are now labeled, even those that are not in a package (the label is usually listed by the price in the store). The food label lists the amount of each…

How Strict Should Your Exercise Form Be?

When it comes to weight training there are generally 2 schools of thought when it comes to exercise form. There are the typical personal trainers who say you should use slow and controlled movements. Then there are the power and…

Keep a Watch on Your Sex Drive

Just like any machine, the human body has its limits. Ask too much from it and it will break down. This is what most bodybuilders do. They ask too much from their bodies and try to compensate for it by…

Gain Muscle Weight – A Serious Growth Program Review

Controversy has always been a great promotional tool. I guess I’m going to be a little controversial in this article. But I’m not doing it to draw attention to myself or to sell something. No, I’m doing it with the…

Can You Gain Muscle Without Getting Fat

There are two common fitness goals – to gain muscle mass and to lose body fat.  Unfortunately, for the most part, the two goals are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Building muscle mass is going to require you to…