Browsing articles in "nutrition"
Sep
23
2013

Best protein option

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Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, drinking too much and waking up with a hangover, all of these things go hand-in-hand; but maybe none more than working out and protein supplements. The popularity of protein supplements is well entrenched as gospel among bodybuilders and most athletes, and for good reason, they work. A study [...]

Aug
26
2013

Methods Vs. Principles

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“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” Ralph Waldo Emerson – an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the [...]

Sep
1
2012

Chocolate milk: The new recovery drink

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According to the researchers at Kean University in New Jersey, the “ideal recovery beverage would provide both the carbohydrate with proteins needed for muscle glycogen synthesis and the fluid needed for re-hydration, be easily obtained, palatable and well tolerated.” A surprising beverage that meets all the criteria is the old-time favorite, chocolate milk. Chocolate milk, [...]

Jul
11
2012

Natural ways to reduce muscle soreness

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If your goal is to become leaner, stronger, build muscle or increase performance in a given sport the most important variable is consistency.  If a workout leaves you so stiff and sore that you can’t move for a week, results will come slowly at best. However if you can reduce soreness and restore strength levels [...]