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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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
Should I Take Protein After Working Out?
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Should I Take Protein After Working Out?

That's not a bad idea, but make sure you understand the concept of the "anabolic window." October 05, 2018 1 min read
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 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
What Is Protein?
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What Is Protein?

If you weigh 154 pounds, you have about 24 pounds of protein inside of you. What is this stuff made of, and why is it called a "macro" nutrient? October 05, 2018 1 min read
How Important Is Protein For Breakfast, And What Are Some Good High-Protein Breakfasts?
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How Important Is Protein For Breakfast, And What Are Some Good High-Protein Breakfasts?

There's a lot to be said for supercharging your body with protein first thing in the day. And we have a lot of breakfast recipes for you! 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
Does Protein Powder Contain Animal Products?
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Does Protein Powder Contain Animal Products?

Some does; some doesn't. Find out what kind of protein powder works best for you, then check the ingredient list to make sure you're getting what you expect. October 05, 2018
How Do You Make A Protein Shake?
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How Do You Make A Protein Shake?

There's the standard "shake with water" variety, but don't hold back. Get creative! 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
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 Is Whey Protein Made Of?
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What Is Whey Protein Made Of?

Whey is a byproduct of the cheese-making process, so there's going to be some dairy products in there. October 05, 2018 1 min read
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
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
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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 2 min read
Can Protein Powder Help You Build Muscle?
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Can Protein Powder Help You Build Muscle?

Absolutely! Some powders are faster absorbing than others, so they can get the muscle-building process into gear sooner. 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
When Should I Take Protein Powder?
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When Should I Take Protein Powder?

Like so many other things, it just depends on who you are and what you're trying to achieve. 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
What Do Our Bodies Use Protein For?
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What Do Our Bodies Use Protein For?

Protein is important for muscle building, but that's just the start. Our bodies use protein in lots of other ways, too. October 05, 2018
Do Athletes Need More Protein?
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Do Athletes Need More Protein?

In a word, yes. But how much more? We can't give you an exact number, but we can give you a range. October 05, 2018 1 min read
Are Protein Bars Good For You?
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Are Protein Bars Good For You?

Good protein bars are good for you; bad ones aren't. Buyer beware! October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Foods Are High In Protein?
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What Foods Are High In Protein?

Some people think the only way to get enough protein is to eat steak and chicken all the time, but there are a lot of other choices! October 05, 2018 1 min read
What Is Muscle Protein Synthesis?
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What Is Muscle Protein Synthesis?

Can you say "hyperaminoacidemia" fast three times? Find out what makes your muscles grow. October 05, 2018 1 min read
Is Protein Powder Safe For Kids?
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Is Protein Powder Safe For Kids?

Kids tend to eat too many carbs and not enough protein. Wholesome, balanced meals can go a long way to correct that. Protein powder is just a convenient way to make sure kids get all of this nutrient they need. October 05, 2018 1 min read
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
How Much Protein Should I Take To Lose Weight?
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How Much Protein Should I Take To Lose Weight?

There's more to losing weight than reducing calories. Protein helps you get there in two ways. October 05, 2018
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
How Informed-Choice Sets The Bar On Supplement Purity
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How Informed-Choice Sets The Bar On Supplement Purity

Taking a supplement contaminated with a banned substance might cost you your job or impact your health. And if you're dialing in your nutrition to the gram, you need to be sure that what's on the label is what’s in the supplement. Here's how a 175-year-old company is making sure your supps are safe and contain what they claim to! September 20, 2018 5 min read
Your Expert Guide to HMB Free Acid
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Your Expert Guide to HMB Free Acid

This new take on a familiar supplement has been getting a lot of attention. But is it all its fans say? Here's where the science is right now. September 19, 2018 8 min read
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