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 improve body composition?
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.
The holidays are here! Put up your Christmas tree, hang up your stockings, and get ready for cold nights warmed with hot cocoa and touches of cinnamon. Cinnamon has long been a staple of the holiday season— and now, new studies point to cinnamon being a great fat burner too!
A few months ago, we reported about poop doping and its effects on the future of curing diseases. We mentioned that it could be a cure for weight loss in obese people. Now we’ve found that it is being studied as a possible way to promote weight loss in that population.
Consumer Reports recently surveyed 15 Supplement Ingredients to Avoid. Possible risks include liver damage, heart attack and even cancer! Not only that, if you’re taking prescription medicine, it could interact in a dangerous way that may even lead to death! Of these supplements, one of the most popular is green tea extract.
The most recent study shows nutritional ketone salts can increase fat oxidation, but also impair high-intensity exercise performance. The study, conducted at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus, suggests that sports nutrition supplements that contain high doses of ketones can hurt athletic performance gravely.
Through my time as a professional athlete, trainer and adviser, I’ve watched numerous athletes look for help through over-the-counter supplements. During this time— more than three decades in competition— I’ve watched Carnipure® L-Carnitine become a go-to sports supplement for hard-training female athletes.
You know you need protein, but do you really know how much? Protein is an essential need when it comes to building muscle, maintaining muscle and building strength, but if your diet is falling short on protein, you could be left weak and flat with little muscle gains. Read these four signs that your diet is falling short on protein.
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