Do Athletes Really Need To Take A MultiVitamin?

In a perfect world, athletes would consume a well-balanced diet containing whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, thereby aiding in the assurance of the proper intake of all micronutrients. Unfortunately, in the real world, athletes do not have perfect diets. In … continue reading

Five Ways Fat Burners Work to Support Weight Loss

Every day, we’re bombarded with advertisements pushing fat burners guaranteeing us a perfect body with little or no effort. Unfortunately, too many people rely on these hollow promises only to be disappointed. If you want to change your body, the … continue reading

Determining Protein Quality

Protein quality is typically defined as a protein’s capacity to supply all essential amino acids (EAAs) to an individual.  There is a total of 9 EAAs which cannot be produced by the body and can only be obtained through eating … continue reading

5 Supplements That Stack Well With Protein

By itself, a high-quality protein supplement is a potent ergogenic aid that can assist with muscle growth and recovery.  However, when protein is stacked with other performance enhancing ingredients, training efforts and gains may be amplified to a greater degree.  … continue reading

Optimizing Muscle Protein Synthesis Through Training & Diet

A term that often goes hand in hand with protein supplementation is muscle protein synthesis, or MPS for short.  In the simplest sense MPS is the process of building muscle proteins specifically as opposed to making other types of proteins … continue reading