What should be in your post-workout shake

For years many lifters have followed the ritual of the post-workout protein shake. It has become so commonplace for individuals to feel like they need this shake that many might actually think you were strange or crazy if you just worked out and then DIDN’T have a protein shake afterwards. With so many people blindly …

 
tips for bulking

If your goal is to gain as much muscle mass as possible then going on a “bulk” is definitely the right way to go. While bulking routines come in many different shapes and sizes, many guys will tend to make some simple mistakes here or there which ultimately leads to them not being able to …

 
Can you lose fat and gain muscle at the same time?

The topic about whether or not it is possible to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time needs some blunt clarification. There are really only two ways for someone to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time: If you are a complete newbie to the gym, have never touched a weight in …

 
The Ultimate Supplement

Everyone has different goals when it comes to creating the body of their dreams. These different goals lead to different diets, routines, and supplements to help you achieve those goals. However, whether you want to gain muscle, lose weight, or do both at the same time, there is one supplement that is an absolute necessity …

 

What is Whey Protein?

What is Whey Protein?

Whey is a nutrient dense byproduct of milk and cheese production. It contains all essential macronutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) as well as a ton of essential amino acids and micronutrients. When whey protein is intelligently processed, it provides the greatest biological value of all proteins. This means that high-quality whey protein is absorbed into your body …

 

Your Muscles Need This

When you exercise hard you are literally tearing your muscle fibers apart. Afterwards, when your body goes to repair the muscle fibers you destroyed, it ends up building more muscle fibers than you had previously. To properly rebuild the muscle you destroyed, your body needs certain “raw materials” to get the job done. Protein powder contains essential amino acids—that …

 
Real protein vs. fake protein

There is a deep, dark, secret in the protein powder industry. It’s called Amino Spiking. Have you ever heard of it? Amino spiking is when shady companies will artificially inflate the amount of protein grams in their product. They will tell you that your protein powder contains 30g of protein per serving—when in reality the …

 
Purple Protein shake recipe

You know that protein shakes are a staple in any bodybuilder’s diet.   Everyone makes protein shakes, everyone drinks protein shakes, and everyone knows the benefits of protein shakes.   But not everyone knows how to make GREAT protein shakes.   Which is a shame, because one of the best ways to maintain an amazing …

 
what should be in your pre-workout meall

The whole point of a pre-workout meal is to give your body some readily accessible energy to push you through a grueling weight training session. There are a few things this meal must have prior to lifting. Lean Protein Source First, you should have an easily digestible lean protein. One example of this is whey protein powder. One example of …

 
increase your protein intake

I’m going to let you in on one of the diet tricks I’ve learned for getting over 100 grams of high quality protein in my stomach in a matter of minutes. It does not involve liquefying chicken so don’t worry about that (yes some people actually do that). If you don’t know already, almost all grocery stores sell “pasteurized …

 
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