Trainers & Coaches
10 Things I Know About Protein That You Don't
Did you know there's no such thing as undenatured whey protein? Or that most protein comes from the same place?
Nuzest Clean Lean Protein (Product Review)
If you’re on the lookout for a complete vegan protein supplement that’s also soy-free, look no further.
High Protein Diets Correlate With Lower Rates of Frailty in the Elderly
A new study suggests high protein intake correlates with reduced frailty rates in the elderly.
What Our Dietary Guidelines Should Be
If we believe that the USDA’s dietary guidelines are not what is right for us, then what is? Let us take a look at the science and attempt to figure this out for ourselves.
Is the Anabolic Window a Myth?
A new research review suggests you probably don't need to eat a whole salmon immediately after your workout. The anabolic window for protein intake might just be bro-science.
More Protein Isn't Always Better
If you already get a lot of protein in your diet, a new study suggests you can keep your protein powder money in your piggy bank, because you probably don't need any more.
Carbs and Protein: Do We Need Both After a Workout?
You might have heard you need carbs after a workout in just the right ratio to protein. A recent study suggests when it comes to protein synthesis, you just need protein.
Bioenergetics and Nutrition: Creatine, Carbs, and Protein
Bioenergetics by definition means the flow of energy in a biological system. In the human body it refers primarily to the conversion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats into usable energy.
Rice Protein Supplements: Yea or Nay?
For various reasons, a lot of people use rice protein as a substitute for whey protein. A new study suggests rice-based products might be as effective as whey if the dosage is right.
High Protein and Low Carb Diet Does Not Put You At Risk
Scientists examine the idea that high-protein, low-carb diets are bad for your health. Turns out the vegetable-based protein diets had more risk than animal-based protein diets.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 56
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: deadlift tips, stretching advice, Tabata workouts, protein, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
High Protein Diets Result in Better Cholesterol Scores
Science takes a look at two different diets - one low-protein and one high-protein - and discovered the high-protein diet created better blood sugar control and improved cholesterol.
Stick With Protein - Carbs and Alanine Won't Help You
Researchers compared an essential amino acid supplement with the same supplement combined with either carbohydrate or alanine. Turns out all you really need for muscle synthesis is protein.
You May Not Need the Post-Workout Carbs After All
Turns out you may not need those post-workout carbs. New research shows no difference in protein absorption between those who consumed protein and those who combined carbs and protein.
How Much and How Often? 7 Articles About Protein
"Make sure you get enough protein." Seems simple enough, right? If you're an athlete you know it's not so straightforward. Here are 7 articles to help demystify protein.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Simple Answers on Protein Based on Science
There is so much information about protein. That's why I'm here - I'm about as skeptical as they come, so I'm going to give you the simple basics on protein - how much, what kind, and when.
Protein Supplements Might Help Maintain Muscle
Athletes often go through a strength or bulking phase, followed by a weight loss or cutting phase. The question is how to keep muscle while losing fat. Science looks at one strategy.
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