When it comes to food choices, do you ever think about how many you make each day? Surprisingly, the average person makes about 220 food decisions each day! That’s a lot of decisions, and these [...]
For years, there has been a stigma associating a high protein intake with muscle building and athletic performance. While many sports nutritionists today would agree that optimal protein intake is of prime importance, the fact is that more protein in the diet does not necessarily mean you will build more muscle or see results at a faster rate.
Many enjoy the caffeine in coffee as a morning pick-me-up or use products containing caffeine before working out to help boost their performance. But new research suggests that the caffeine in coffee may also have positive effects after training.
Getting a good amount of protein, like the protein found in IsaPro®, after a hard training session is the first step to faster muscle recovery. Did you know that your body has an elevated demand for protein a full 48 hours post-workout?
Ever felt so sore after a workout that you can barely get yourself dressed, let alone hit the gym for another intense workout? While pushing your body to the max is important for achieving performance gains, overtraining can do more harm than good. Recovery is arguably the most important part of your training and can prevent detrimental injuries.
Running is a great form of exercise, but too often gym-goers find themselves confined to the treadmill. Any exercise is beneficial, but there are established scientific benefits of getting outdoors and enjoying a run. The treadmill is simply not the same!
Recovery tends to be the furthest thing from athletes’ minds when they’re focused on performance. Nevertheless, rest and recovery should be top priority for all athletes.
You’ve heard the expression, “The bigger you are, the harder you fall.” With respect to muscle mass and strength, this statement is not far from the truth. No matter how strong or big you are, you lose muscle strength and mass with inactivity.
While many believe using carbohydrates in the form of sugar is better served for longer-termed endurance exercise, new evidence is showing that enjoying a bit of the sweet stuff can also benefit both short- and [...]
Is there scientific evidence in favor of barefoot running? To answer this question, researchers assessed data from more than 500 runners and published their findings in the Journal of Sport and Health Science (1). The [...]