If you’re on a workout program to get stronger and improve your overall fitness, you probably know the basics of eating to fuel your workouts and recovery. But aside from diet no-brainers like avoiding the drive-thru and taking it easy on the alcohol, there are plenty of nutritional tactics to learn that can keep you moving forward on you quest to get stronger than ever.

We’ve done the research and compiled six diet rules to get you closer to your strength goals. Click through to check them out.