Eggs are an excellent source of protein and relatively cheap too. They have a very high biological value and a full complement of essential and non-essential amino acids. In short, if you wanted a complete and easy to absorb protein source look no further than eggs. With that said there are a few considerations you might want to make when buying and preparing … [Read more...] about How Much Protein Is In An Egg?
If you walk into any health food store you'll see a wall of supposed muscle building supplements. Each one with fantastic claims about protein synthesis, strength, power, weight gain, boosting hormons and enzymatic pathways and on and on. There are muscle building supplements for pre workout, post workout, morning, night, morning AND night, testosterone boosters, nitric … [Read more...] about Money for Muscle
For a growing number of people who are looking to lose weight or 'get in shape' food seems to be divisive topic. The path to a healthy body or to weight loss becomes something that gets wrapped up into an identity which food plays a major role. Common incarnations of these food related identities include: Raw Foodies Vegetarianism and all of it's incarnations Low … [Read more...] about The Right Food and the Wrong Food
Most weight loss diets will usually give some sort of recommendation of the preferred or optimal protein carb and fat ratio based on the effect is supposedly has on your hormone balance and the way your body digests the food, how it will make you feel yadda yadda. But what gets left out of the recommendation is the principle of less total calories is what is causing weight … [Read more...] about What is the Best Ratio Of Protein Carbs and Fat?
I've been back to the gym two days in a row now, and will be in again this evening. Lifting about 70% of what I'm normally used to, feeling a bit lackluster after eating soup and bagels for a week and not sleeping particularly well. The interesting to note here is that I'm probably only consuming 20 grams of protein per day at the most...some days this past week I've … [Read more...] about Low Protein Training