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Which Protein Supplement And When?

Which Protein Supplement And When?

The most used supplement in the sports nutrition market is without question protein. These days, there are so many variations available, the question is deciding which type is ideal for you. This obviously depends on a variety of instances which include timing of consumption (morning, post workout), end goals (improved strength, lose weight), and whether any additional nutrients are needed via supplement form in your day-to-day diet (more carbs, vitamins and minerals).»
Greek Yogurt – Why you need it?

Greek Yogurt – Why you need it?

In recent years, the yogurt aisle at the supermarket has experienced something of a cultural revolution. Made by straining away liquid, Greek yogurts are packed with twice as much muscle-friendly protein and fewer carbohydrates as regular versions. One key amino acid that Greek yogurt has in spades is leucine, a branched-chain amino that appears to be an anabolic activator and a vital part of muscle protein synthesis. Choose lower-fat plain varieties (which are just as creamy and thick) for a better protein-to-fat ratio, and less gut-busting sugar and calories than flavored yogurts.»
3 Myths Behind Protein Supplements

3 Myths Behind Protein Supplements

In the world of bodybuilding, the hottest topic in the gym is always protein and protein supplements. It isn’t any wonder, since protein is important for building mass muscle, but there are also three common myths that you are likely to hear about protein and protein supplements as well. First myth: This is that athletes do not actually require extra protein. This myth is absolutely false. A great deal of research has been done in this area, and people who are active simply need more protein.»
High Protein Chicken Pizza Recipe

High Protein Chicken Pizza Recipe

HOW TO MAKE: 1. Whole meal pita bread or pizza base 2. Add tomato paste (High in potassium and rich in lycopene which is a powerfull antioxidant) 3. Add 22oz chicken breast (skinless/boneless) spread over 4 pizzas 4. Add spinich (High in potassium packed full of good vitamins and minerals) 5. Add mushrooms (High in potassium and good source of Vitamin D) 6. Add tomatos (High in potassium and good source of Vitamin C) 7.»
Recipes for Homemade Protein Bars

Recipes for Homemade Protein Bars

There are many different types of protein bars on the market today, and they come in a wide variety of flavors. A protein bar can give you the energy you need to last you through the day, without the unhealthy aftereffects. However, they can also be expensive, and in these economic times, we must all watch our budgets. So, if you want to save a lot of money, you can make your own protein bars!»
5 Supplements For Weight Loss

5 Supplements For Weight Loss

Weight management or fat loss can be difficult to achieve, it takes pure determination, hard work, and great will power. You may find that it falls off for the first few weeks or even months, and then starts to become a lot harder to shift. To ensure you are getting the most benefits through your training and diet, you should be reducing your carbohydrate intake as well as your calorie intake, and keep your healthy fats still reasonably high (remember fat is not always the enemy).»
The Top 5 Sources Of Protein

The Top 5 Sources Of Protein

If you regularly hit the gym in order to build muscle, you will no doubt be constantly on the look out for good sources of protein. It’s an endless, ongoing battle to find a good quality protein source with every small meal and if you follow popular advice, you’re looking at doing this six times a day. No doubt you’ll have come across the protein sources listed below, but they serve as a good reminder that they really are the best sources of protein available.»
Top 10 Supplements for Beginners

Top 10 Supplements for Beginners

Thousands of bodybuilding supplements have been introduced and tested. Some are proven to work while some are just waste of precious money. Experienced bodybuilders and athletes have listed the top 10 effective bodybuilding supplements and these are the following:   1. Probiotics. Probiotics are made from good bacteria like acidopilus and bifidus. They help the digestive system to work properly. Manufactured products containing probiotics includes special powder, yogurts, probiotic drinks, and capsules.»
Whey Gold Standard Protein Review

Whey Gold Standard Protein Review

In depth review at the popular Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard protein. Find out how much protein is included, the type of protein and who is best take this protein supplement.»
A Bodybuilding Diet Plan Suited to Your Body Type

A Bodybuilding Diet Plan Suited to Your Body Type

There have been a lot of fad products and protein diet programs out there that promise to quite literally buff you up to make you a veritable epitome of masculine perfection. But for all of their tall claims, such diet plans are usually just full of hot air. If not dependent on synthetic products that promise to increase your muscle mass and whatever else, some of these fad bodybuilding diet plans often rely on steroidal or chemically based ‘enhancers’ that have unpleasant side-effects that aren’t always evident at first use.»