PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS

 

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HOW TO USE PROTEIN POWDER: YOUR SIMPLE STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

“What is the best protein powder to use?” “How much protein powder should I take per day?” “When is the best time to drink it?” Most beginning lifters highly over-complicate the issue of proper protein powder use, typically viewing it...
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VEGAN PROTEIN POWDER VS. WHEY: HOW DO THEY COMPARE?

As a follow up to yesterday’s post discussing vegan bodybuilding diets and their effects on muscle growth, today I wanted to answer one reader’s question who asked for my thoughts on vegan protein powders vs. whey and other animal-based protein...
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QUEST NUTRITION “PROTEIN CHIPS” REVIEW: AN HONEST OVERVIEW

If you follow my posts on a regular basis then you already know I’m a huge fan of Quest Protein Bars and consider them as my current top pick in the protein bar category. (You can get my complete review...
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DOES EXPIRED PROTEIN GO BAD? IS IT STILL SAFE TO USE?

Are the expiration dates on protein powders set in stone, or is it still okay to consume the product even after the date listed on the tub has passed? Maybe you discovered an old whey protein tub laying around in...
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“DO I NEED PROTEIN POWDER TO BUILD MUSCLE?”

Of the endless variety of different muscle building supplements available these days, only a very small percentage make it onto my “recommended” list. The vast majority of fitness supplements out there are way over-hyped, way over-priced, ineffective and most definitely...
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WHEY PROTEIN POWDER SCAM: “AMINO ACID SPIKING”

Whey protein is one of the very few fitness supplements out there that gets a definite thumbs up from me. It’s a very high quality source of natural protein with a top-notch amino acid profile and high bio-availability, and that...
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COOKING WITH PROTEIN POWDER: DOES HEAT DESTROY WHEY?

For those following a higher protein diet aimed at lean muscle growth or fat loss, whey protein (or any high quality protein powder for that matter) is definitely a worthwhile supplement to make use of. It provides your body with...
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