Consuming a protein supplement after weight training stimulates muscle protein synthesis more than weight training or a supplement alone. But how much protein is enough to stimulate protein synthesis and build muscle?
Many are still insisting that coconut oil is a healthy food, and that any warnings over it being unhealthy are unfounded. So, to show why the AHA arrived at this conclusion, we decided to take a closer look at coconut oil— and see why it’s now being touted as an unhealthy food.
No matter which way you go about increasing strength, the bottom line is the more strength you have, the better your workouts are going to be. And better workouts equal better gains. There are a number of supplements that can help you get there, most of which can be stacked together for even better results. Here are 5 strength-building supplements to add to your arsenal.
In Middlesex, New Jersey, there is a company that celebrated its 20th anniversary in business last year. That’s quite an achievement for any company, but this company is a little extra special. NutraBio is a company taking the supplement industry by storm!
Protein bars are a way of life for fitness-minded people, who need quality fuel when they are on the go. While protein bars are quick and convenient, the taste and consistency of some protein bars leaves much to be desired, like a cross between Play-Doh and an unexpected gift from your pet.
A new breakthrough, long-term diet study was recently published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation on measuring body fat! This diet study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology for the first time, measuring changes in body and organ fat during 18 months on a Mediterranean/low-carb diet, with and without moderate physical exercise.
Snacking is a habit we’ve been doing since we were kids, and it follows us into adulthood. We snack at those times when we feel hungry, but not hungry enough for a full meal. But, sometimes our quick ‘snack’ becomes as calorically dense as an entire meal. We tend to forget that a snack should be proportioned as a ‘snack’ and should not become something that fills you up as much as an entire meal.
Brown rice has been a staple of healthy and fitness-conscious diets for years. A new study published by healthybabycereals.org shows that the amount of arsenic contained in rice is staggering, and way above the health limit. While this study was centered around baby cereals— and nearly 105 baby cereals were surveyed – it does point out a very alarming fact.
Eating the right combinations of food after your workout helps ensure your muscles get what they need to recover faster and get you back in the gym sooner. Try these 4 delicious and quick meal combos to maximize recovery and speed up your gains.
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