Protein Articles

If you want to gain more muscle and perform your best during games, it's vital that you eat enough protein to refuel your muscles. Strength training breaks down your muscle fibers, and proper nutrition, like taking in enough protein, is the key to unlocking your body's growth potential. Learn about how much protein you need to eat, how grab healthy meals on the go, and why eating enough protein can be the difference between starting and sitting on the bench.

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3 Steps to Improve Your Performance With Nutrition

Athletes' lives are crazy. Between practice, game, film room sessions, and everything else in between recovery doesn't happen by accident. This means...

3 Essential Nutrients That Improve Performance and Reduce Muscle Soreness

Nutrition is an important component of high level performance, what we eat fuels our activity and allows us to recover. This is why the elite athletes...

Is Greek Yogurt Actually Healthy?

Perhaps no food has enjoyed a greater boom in popularity during the last half decade than Greek yogurt. Once a rarity inside U.S. supermarkets, Gree...

5 Foods Besides Animal Protein That Can Help Athletes Gain Muscle

One thing that helps an athlete to be more durable and more athletic is gaining muscle. Unfortunately, gaining lean mass isn't that easy for many...

Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

The 5 Nutrition Habits of Explosive Basketball Players

Basketball players: One of the major factors that determine whether you'll become a good player or a great one is your diet. The proof is in the ph...

Is Hummus Actually Healthy?

Americans are crazy for hummus. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25 percent of U.S. households now stoc...

How to Create the Perfect Trail Mix for Fueling On the Go

The Convenient Muscle-Building and Energizing Portable Snack For Sports and Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS With baseball season underway, watch a...

Is Popcorn Actually Healthy?

Popcorn is an all-American snack. We eat it everywhere—the movies, ballgames, amusement parks, carnivals, even our own living rooms. Americans ea...

The Natural Way to Increase Human Growth Hormone and How it Will Benefit You

If you regularly work out, you have heard of human growth hormone (HGH). You may hear that HGH can rebuild your muscles, keep you fit and energetic, and...

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