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Soylent Meal Replacements 18/06/2020
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Served Up: Soylent Meal Replacements Explained

It’s been touted as a “food of the future,” but what is Soylent? What kind of nutrition is best for the human body? How much of it should you be consuming — and how do you go about preparing and cooking dishes that are optimal for health and fitness? These are the questions that have transfixed humanity since we became aware of what we were putting into our mouths and the effects things have on our health and our waistline. This has been increasingly the case since highly processed foods... Read More

Male fitness protein intake 05/06/2020
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Count on This: Our Calculator to Discover Your Optimal Protein and Calorie Intake

Now you can work out how much protein and calories you need to properly fuel your workouts, or to slim down or shape up. Just about everyone wonders at some point how much protein they should be taking in and the maximum number of calories they should be consuming daily. This is especially true for gym-goers and athletes, who want peak performance and to get the most out of their diet, all without overdoing it and unintentionally putting on weight.  There can also be a somewhat pervasive obsession with protein:... Read More

26/05/2020

Fueling Back-Up: The Need to Take Protein after a Workout

Think you can get by without protein after a workout? Not so fast. Working out is not only about exercising your various muscle groups and getting your heart rate up with different types of cardio; it’s also about how you fuel your body. What you eat has as much impact on your health and fitness — and muscle-building goals — as what you do in the gym. Which is why reaching for that big burger or cheese-laden pizza, right after a short spell on the treadmill, is definitely not a... Read More

Woman working out using ropes 27/04/2020

Fuelling Back-Up: The Need to Take Protein after a Workout

Think you can get by without protein after a workout? Not so fast. Working out is not only about exercising your various muscle groups and getting your heart rate up with different types of cardio; it’s also about how you fuel your body. What you eat has as much impact on your health and fitness — and muscle-building goals — as what you do in the gym. Which is why reaching for that big burger or cheese-laden pizza right after a short spell on the treadmill is definitely not a... Read More

meal replacement 28/03/2020

Can Meal Replacements Help You to Lose Weight?

More people are reaching for meal replacement shakes in an attempt to slim down, but do they work? Many of us are looking to shed a few pounds or more, and are constantly on the lookout for the best way to go about it. Painful crash diets are almost a thing of the past because, with their severe calorie restrictions, they’re hard to stick to. And while they might work in the short term, by dramatically shifting that weight, in the long run, they usually don’t work because the pounds... Read More

protien powder 26/03/2020

Why Plant-Based Protein Is Muscling in on Workout Regimens

Is plant-based protein powder any good? A growing army of fitness enthusiasts and muscle-builders think so.  It used to be that if you were serious about building muscle, you had to eat a lot of meat, and — if you wanted to bulk up — it was believed you had to add a large amount of protein powder to your diet. That would be of the animal variety, and usually, whey or casein — both derived from milk. But it’s all changing, and a growing number of people believe plant-based... Read More

tera's whey protein 29/02/2020

Is Tera’s Whey Protein Good for Weight Loss?

A look at whey protein — what it is and if it can help with your weight-loss goals. Protein powders are not just for gym-lovers and serious muscle builders. They’re also great for just about anyone — those of us who want to add a bit more protein to our diets and power up our lives, as well as possibly lose some weight. The one problem you might have with something like a whey protein is trying to figure out which brand is the best and right for you. There... Read More

collagen 25/02/2020

Youtheory Review and Critique: Does It Live up to the Hype?

We look at leading supplements maker Youtheory and how its products might benefit you. Youtheory says it’s “made for all of you,” but are its popular supplements, commonly used to make collagen protein shakes, any good? Are Youtheory supplements a whole-body approach, or do its products only benefit various parts of you — if at all? The first thing you need to know about Youtheory — a brand made by Nutrawise Health & Beauty Corporation in Irvine, California — is it doesn’t have just one or a few products, but... Read More