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5 Side Effects of a Low-Protein Diet for Athletes

Most people generally know that protein is related to building muscle, even if they don't understand the biology of it. For athletes, it's a critical...

By: Gary Moller

Should You Be Taking BCAAs?

  BCAAs, or branched chain amino acids, are one of the most popular supplements in performance training. The term refers to three amino acids: leu...

By: Sam DeHority

HEALTH ALERT: Third-Party Testing Finds Heavy Metals in Many Popular Supplements

The supplement market is sketchy. It's hard to differentiate between a quality product and one that contains cheap fillers or even dangerous ingredi...

By: Andy Haley

5 Endurance Supplements That Effectively Boost Your Stamina

Endurance athletics requires a fine balance of strength and endurance that can only be achieved by years of strategic training and dieting. Endurance...

By: Gary Moller

This Rare Compound Found in Watermelon Improves Endurance, Reduces Fatigue and Makes You a Better Overall Athlete

Watermelon is a favorite summertime snack, but if you're munching on it only at the occasional barbecue, you're missing out. Watermelon is a nutrition...

By: Brandon Hall

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Jose Antonio on Protein for Endurance Athletes

Former NSCA vice president and ISSN CEO Jose Antonio discusses the value of protein for endurance athletes.