The human body is capable of digesting large quantities of protein, but not all of it is used to synthesize muscle. Following a meal, protein digestion starts in the stomach by pepsin in the presence [...]
Gaining weight while losing strength is too often a consequence of getting older. A regular gym routine can help you stay in shape, but even consistent core exercises may not be enough to prevent inevitable muscle weakness and belly-fat gains.
One of the challenges of people reaching their golden years is being able to meet their nutrition requirements, particularly as it comes to protein and vitamin D necessary for supporting muscle and bone health.
Keeping muscle during weight loss should be just as an important a goal as burning fat. However, people focusing on diet alone can lose anywhere from 20-30 percent of their weight loss from lean body mass, most of which is from muscle...
Athletes who are in the habit of swigging a shot of Isagenix e+ just before workouts or an Ionix Supreme afterward might find that these products are giving them a little extra boost to performance too.
When you’re depleted of nutrients after a hard workout, the rate at which you can deliver essential amino acids to your bloodstream could be key to switching on the muscle building process. Because whey protein is [...]
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.
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?
If you’re working out simply to burn calories, you may be in for some disappointment. New research reinforces the message that you can’t out-exercise a bad diet, although that hasn’t kept some from trying.