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How Much Protein Do Athletes Need?

Think you need 100 grams of protein after you workout to build muscle? Think again. One of the most common client questions I get is, “Just how much protein should I actually be getting if I want to build muscle?” Unfortunately the answer, because it depends mostly on one’s level of activity, is a little more complicated than you’d expect. Before getting to an answer though, it’s important to understand that protein helps to repair the muscle tissue broken down through weight training and endurance work, like HIIT. This recovery process is where the strength and size of your muscle tissue...

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Five Supplements to Boost Your Performance

These nutritional supplements will have you amped up and ready to go for your workout. If you train hard, there’s no question you’re doing everything possible to maximize your athletic performance. That means making sure your training program is well structured, you’re getting the proper pre and post workout nutrition, and you’re getting at least 8 hours of sleep each night. But what dietary supplements could you be taking to push your training to the next level? For even better results, you might need that extra boost before training sessions. The following nutritional supplements wil...

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The Benefits of Glutamine Supplementation

What is glutamine, and how can this supplement improve your recovery, reduce stress, and take you strength training to the next level?

07 / 08 / 2017 1R

The Difference Between Types of Proteins

Confused as to which type of protein supplement you should be taking, and when? Read on.

05 / 08 / 2017 1R

Whey vs. Casein: Which One is Better?

Casein protein vs. Whey protein: What protein to take, when, and why.

25 / 06 / 2017 1R

The Dangers of Prohormones and Testosterone Boosters

A real look at the most hyped up products in the supplement industry: prohormones and testosterone boosters.

13 / 06 / 2017 1R

Nutritional Deficiencies in Athletes

The vitamins and minerals athletes need to maintain a healthy diet and improve athletic performance.

22 / 05 / 2017 1R
The Benefits of Whey Protein Supplements

If you're looking to build muscle, gain strength, and lose weight put down the soy and step this whey. Whey protein isn’t just for bodybuilders. In fact, whey can help people of all ages achieve better health and a better looking, stronger body. What makes whey so special? It is naturally composed of the best amino acids and immune boosting compounds. In fact, whey has the highest achievable protein digestibility corrected amino acid score (PDCAA) – a measure of both how well a protein is digested and how well it supplies the amino acids needed by an adult. In addition, whey contains all o...

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The Benefits of Beta-Alanine Supplements

Increase your workout capacity and endurance by supplementing with beta-alanine. All athletes, and many recreational exercisers, have hit extreme muscular fatigue at some point during training or competition. Your body says “no more” and your thoughts are fixated on how you’ll make it through your race. Once you finally finish and consume some carbohydrates to power your brain, you muster up the determination to do whatever it takes to avoid this very unpleasant feeling in the future. And, the first step toward fixing anything is digging into the root of the problem. For years people cu...

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The Best Supplements to Have Before Bed

A better pre-bed supplement routine can have a profound impact on your muscle strength and size. Much has been said about the effects of late night eating, but many overlook the importance of getting a good pre-bed supplement regime. Look at it this way: If recovery is a 24 hour process and you’re only tending to 2-3 hours of that process post workout, you’re ignoring a large window of recovery that could bring with it much better results. Which is why, if you really want to step your progress up, you must consider your body’s needs throughout the day. This includes the 6-8 hours you spend...

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