How to Pick the Right Protein Powder
Do you ever get confused analyzing all the options when you're at a health food shop? Particularly as it applies to choosing a protein powder? I happened to buy some protein today, so I thought I'd expand on the ideas in my first article on protein supplements and help you learn how to choose the right one for yourself. Some people don't like supplements at all, and as a personal trainer, I'd never tell you they are necessary, but a lot of people - myself included - do find t
How Badly Do You Need Protein Powder?
Today we're tackling one of the biggest questions in the entire universe: do you really need a protein supplement? To answer that, I'm going to talk about a few things: 1. How protein supplements FIT into your diet 2. Who DOES need protein powder 3. What to LOOK for in a protein supplement So to start, I'm just gonna answer the question. Nope. You don't NEED it. Despite what all the marketing messages say, there really is nothing magic about any protein supplement that will m
Macros Made Simple Part 3: Protein
And now, for the final part of this series on the macronutrients, I'm dishing on the macronutrient of choice for bodybuilders, toners, and carnivores everywhere: protein. Protein, when broken down into amino acids, is used to make hormones, enzymes, immune response proteins, hair and nails, tendons, and many more goodies your body is always producing. However, people tend to only associate protein with its role in building muscle. It's like a girl or guy you only like for the