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Supplements For Soldiers: Why Whey Beats Carbs
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Supplements For Soldiers: Why Whey Beats Carbs

In the face of the physical onslaught of military training, are all calories the same? A new study pit protein against carbs and found a clear victor. December 13, 2018 3 min read
Protein And Aging: Everything You Need To Know
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Protein And Aging: Everything You Need To Know

Adding more protein to your diet may help you combat muscle loss, maintain your body composition, and battle the undesirable effects of aging. December 07, 2018 7 min read
Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know
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Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

Protein is essential for your own muscle growth and development, but is it safe during pregnancy? Research is slim on this topic, but here are some solid guidelines to help navigate your nutritional needs while your baby grows. December 07, 2018 5 min read
Is Creatine Monohydrate Safe?
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Is Creatine Monohydrate Safe?

To hear some people tell it, creatine is dangerous stuff. Is there any truth to the rumors? Here's what two Ph.D.'s have to say about this popular supplement. December 03, 2018 2 min read
When Should I Take Creatine Monohydrate?
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When Should I Take Creatine Monohydrate?

Is there a best time to take this proven performance booster? Here’s what the science says. December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Is Creatine Monohydrate?
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What Is Creatine Monohydrate?

Creatine is a favorite among athletes of all types, but questions about it abound. If you want to know what it’s made of or whether it’s a steroid, here are your answers! December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Are the Benefits of Taking Creatine Monohydrate?
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What Are the Benefits of Taking Creatine Monohydrate?

Creatine monohydrate has a great reputation in the lab and in the gym. Here’s what has been shown to happen when you take it along with training! December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Is the Best Form of Creatine?
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What Is the Best Form of Creatine?

There are a number of forms of creatine to choose from, at different price points and in different formulations. Which one is the right for you? December 03, 2018 1 min read
How Does Creatine Monohydrate Work?
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How Does Creatine Monohydrate Work?

For most lifters and athletes who take it, creatine seems to work. But exactly how can sometimes be a mystery. Here’s what one Ph.D. believes makes this popular supp so effective. December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Does Creatine Monohydrate Do?
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What Does Creatine Monohydrate Do?

Millions of people take creatine, but what does it actually do? Here’s the Ph.D.-level view of what this staple supp does in your body. December 03, 2018 1 min read
Supplement Company of the Month: NLA for Her
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Supplement Company of the Month: NLA for Her

NLA for Her arrived in 2013 to meet a pressing need among fit-minded women. It rapidly became a favorite for both noncompetitive lifting ladies and top-notch figure, fitness, and bikini pros! November 21, 2018 4 min read
The Complete Guide to Fat Burners
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The Complete Guide to Fat Burners

Fat burners can be an effective weight-loss aid when used properly. However, you need to go in with the right mindset and behaviors in place! Here's what you need to know. November 19, 2018
How Do I Know If My Fat Burner Is Working?
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How Do I Know If My Fat Burner Is Working?

Give your fat burner at least 2-3 weeks (along with a good diet and ample exercise) to show results. Don't fixate on what the scale tells you; how do you look and feel? November 19, 2018 1 min read
What Do Fat Burners Do?
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What Do Fat Burners Do?

Losing weight is mostly about increasing the amount of fat your body uses for energy in the course of a day. Fat burners increase your metabolism to help you shed the pounds. November 19, 2018 1 min read
What Is In The Best Fat Burners?
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What Is In The Best Fat Burners?

Some fat burners contain stimulants, usually caffeine or green tea. Others are stimulant-free and use L-carnitine, CLA, and other ingredients to accelerate weight loss. November 19, 2018 2 min read
Are Fat Burners Safe?
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Are Fat Burners Safe?

Fat burners are stimulants, so you do have to be aware of how much you take in each day. With some common sense and knowledge, you can safely use these supplements to accelerate fat loss. November 19, 2018 2 min read
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Do Fat-Burners Work?
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Do Fat-Burners Work?

Fat burners are not magic pills. First, you need a good diet and plenty of physical exercise. Get those in order and the fat burners can kick it up a notch. November 19, 2018 3 min read
Protein Supplements For Kids: What The Science Says
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Protein Supplements For Kids: What The Science Says

Protein is important for proper growth and development, but before you replace the carrot sticks and crackers with a shake, learn how much protein your kid needs for proper growth and development and which protein foods are best. November 05, 2018 5 min read
How Can I Prevent Feeling Jittery After I Take A Pre-Workout?
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How Can I Prevent Feeling Jittery After I Take A Pre-Workout?

Caffeine is known for making people jittery, so try other kinds of pre-workouts. Having a small meal with your pre-workout can help, too. October 31, 2018 1 min read
When Should I Take A Pre-Workout?
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When Should I Take A Pre-Workout?

It takes some time for the ingredients in your pre to get to your muscles. By taking the supplement 30-60 minutes before you hit the gym (not as you're pulling into the parking lot), you'll be good to go. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Should I Buy Or Make My Pre-Workout Supplement?
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Should I Buy Or Make My Pre-Workout Supplement?

Unless you stick to some very basic formulas, your odds of creating an effective pre-workout—and doing it for less than what you’d pay over the counter—are not great. But there’s no law against it. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Who Should Or Shouldn't Take A Pre-Workout?
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Who Should Or Shouldn't Take A Pre-Workout?

The people who benefit the most from a pre-workout exercise with intensity. If you lift light weights and do a little cardio, you probably won't feel the effects. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Are Some Pre-Workouts Better For Women?
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Are Some Pre-Workouts Better For Women?

Many pre-workout servings are calculated with large, muscular men in mind. Some supp makers create special formulas just for women but, in general, women would be well-served to start with less than a full serving of pre-workout and see how it feels. October 31, 2018 2 min read
Are Pre-Workouts Safe?
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Are Pre-Workouts Safe?

If you plan on taking a pre-workout, or any other supplement, you need to become a label-reader. Look for brands that have been tested by reputable third-party inspectors. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Can I Take Other Supplements If I Take Pre-Workouts?
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Can I Take Other Supplements If I Take Pre-Workouts?

Yes, indeed. Just make sure the ingredients in your pre-workout—especially stimulants—don't show up in large doses in the other supps you take. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Can't I Just Have Coffee Or An Energy Drink Before A Workout?
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Can't I Just Have Coffee Or An Energy Drink Before A Workout?

These will definitely give you a buzz, but there's more to a good workout than feeling the rush. Most good pre-workouts contain other ingredients that prepare your body to work hard and add new muscle. October 31, 2018 1 min read
What Ingredients Are In High-Quality Pre-Workouts?
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What Ingredients Are In High-Quality Pre-Workouts?

Caffeine is the main active ingredient in most pre-workouts. Some may contain other ingredients that increase blood flow, increase endurance, or help stimulate muscle tissue. October 31, 2018 5 min read
The Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements
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The Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-workout supps are typically designed to put a little kick in your step so you can make the most of your next trip to the gym. Find out what ingredients are in most pre-workouts, why they're in there, and how this popular supplement category helps you reach your fitness goals. October 31, 2018
What If I'm Sensitive To Stimulants?
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What If I'm Sensitive To Stimulants?

Supplement makers understand that not everyone likes caffeine or other popular stimulants, and work hard to find alternatives to get people energized before their workout. October 31, 2018 1 min read
What Is A Pre-Workout Supplement?
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What Is A Pre-Workout Supplement?

When taken prior to an exercise session, the ingredients in pre-workouts will increase your energy, focus, pain tolerance, or force production by the time you hit the gym. October 31, 2018 1 min read
3 Expert Tips For Picking The Best Protein Powder For You
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3 Expert Tips For Picking The Best Protein Powder For You

For lifters and athletes, it's a given that protein powder can help you meet your goals. But which kind should you choose? Follow this handy guide and choose wisely. October 29, 2018 3 min read
The Hormone That Could Be Hindering Your Weight Loss
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The Hormone That Could Be Hindering Your Weight Loss

If you've tried everything to lose weight and gotten nowhere, estrogen dominance may be the problem. Learn the simple changes you can make to get your hormones in check and your results back on track. October 23, 2018 3 min read
What Lifters Need To Know About Essential Amino Acids
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What Lifters Need To Know About Essential Amino Acids

Meet the most important aminos not currently on your radar! These are the siblings of branched-chain amino acids who don't make the headlines, but should definitely make their way into your supplement arsenal. October 09, 2018 4 min read
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Is Protein Powder Safe During Or After Pregnancy?
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Is Protein Powder Safe During Or After Pregnancy?

For most people, protein powder has numerous benefits when it comes to bringing a child into the world. October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Are The Best High-Protein Recipes?
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What Are The Best High-Protein Recipes?

Well, I guess you could say the best ones are the ones you enjoy eating. We've got a long list for you to try. Happy hunting! October 05, 2018
Is Protein Powder Good For You?
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Is Protein Powder Good For You?

Yes, if you choose the right ones—those with high-quality ingredients in the amounts listed on the label. October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Are The Benefits Of Dietary Protein?
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What Are The Benefits Of Dietary Protein?

"Dietary protein" just means the protein you get from eating whole foods like beef, fish, soy, legumes, and nuts. Find out why getting most of your protein from food is a smart way to go. October 05, 2018 1 min read
Do You Need More Or Less Protein As You Age?
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Do You Need More Or Less Protein As You Age?

As you age, your body has a harder time repairing and creating muscle tissue—just when you need muscle to avoid accidents. October 05, 2018 1 min read
Do Men And Women Need The Same Amount Of Protein?
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Do Men And Women Need The Same Amount Of Protein?

Men and women are very different in a lot of ways, but this isn't one of them. Just like men, women need protein to build muscle. A solid foundation of protein can also help you lose weight! October 05, 2018 1 min read
Do I Need A Protein Supplement?
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Do I Need A Protein Supplement?

That depends on what your diet is like. They're called supplements because you only take them if you aren't getting all the protein you need from the food you eat. October 05, 2018 1 min read
How Much Protein Is Too Much?
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How Much Protein Is Too Much?

Short answer: when you're spending more than you can afford on it, or when it upsets your stomach. October 05, 2018 1 min read
How Much Protein Do I Need?
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How Much Protein Do I Need?

This question causes a lot of confusion for some people. Find out how much you need, and when you should consume it. October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Is The Best Protein Powder For Losing Weight?
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What Is The Best Protein Powder For Losing Weight?

Any kind of protein can help, but one kind in particular seems to be more effective. October 05, 2018
Is Some Protein Powder Dairy Or Lactose-Free?
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Is Some Protein Powder Dairy Or Lactose-Free?

Some protein powders have lots of these ingredients. Some have very little. Some have none at all. You choose. October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Types Of Protein Powder Are There?
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What Types Of Protein Powder Are There?

There are at least 11 different kinds of protein powder. Each one meets a specific need. October 05, 2018 1 min read
The Complete Guide to Protein
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The Complete Guide to Protein

Get the real info about how much protein to eat, when to eat it, and the best high-protein foods. Whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, or just stay healthy, learn how it all starts with protein! October 05, 2018
How Much Protein Should I Take To Build Muscle?
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How Much Protein Should I Take To Build Muscle?

Depends on how much you're tearing down muscle tissue. I mean, do you even lift? October 05, 2018
What Is The Best Protein Powder?
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What Is The Best Protein Powder?

This is kind of like the "what is the best protein recipe" question: The best protein powder is the one that works for you—shake after shake, meal after meal. October 05, 2018
Can Protein Powder Help You Lose Weight?
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Can Protein Powder Help You Lose Weight?

It sure can—in a couple of ways! October 05, 2018 1 min read
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