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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The 4 Most Important Sports Nutrition Rules for Athletes

3 Big Rocks of Sports Nutrition A lesson in elementary school that really resonated with me was when we were given a large jar and 10 or so objects of...

Come Ready Supplements Take Aim at Making Protein Tasty and 'Clean'

There are a ton of protein supplements out there, but it can be hard to find one that tastes good and isn't laden with junk. You need supplements th...

Are Eggs Actually Good For You?

Americans love their eggs. In January alone, United States shell egg production totaled 7.91 billion. That's a lot of omelets. Eggs are one of the ...

5 Key Foods to Maximize Your Recovery After Running a Marathon

Just because running isn't a contact sport doesn't mean that there's no risk of injury. The sheer physical and mental fortitude necessary to run 26.2...

How Fast Food Affects Your Athletic Performance

Most people know that fast food is not a healthy choice but continue to buy it because of its convenience and relatively low price. But if you're an...

Is Chipotle Actually Healthy?

For many people, Chipotle is like a second home. The fast casual restaurant chain now has more than 2,000 locations, a testament to its popularity....

Is it Possible to Build Muscle Without Getting Sore?

No one said it better than Arnold Schwarzenegger: "no pain no gain." Muscle soreness is commonly associated with exercise effectiveness. In other words,...

The Simple Nutrition Tip That Guarantees Muscle Gain or Fat Loss

Enough is enough. If you are an athlete and you want to take your game to the next level then you need to start paying attention to what you eat. The...

How Poor Nutrition Habits Wreck Your Strength Gains

Ever wonder why you're not making gains? Usually the first change will be sets, reps, exercises, or intensity of a workout. But should it be your...

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...

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