When people think about exercising for health, the first thing that comes to mind is typically cardio exercises and lifting heavy weights at the gym. However, as research is emerging on the benefits of strength [...]
Similar to plateaus that happen with weight loss, athletes also see them with sport, particularly in resistance training. The reality is that the more experience a person has with exercising, the more difficult it is [...]
https://player.vimeo.com/video/261010402 Dietary sport supplements have gained tremendous popularity in the last several decades and are now an established part of the landscape of modern sport. However, some athletes who take supplements have no clear understanding [...]
Taurine is a natural organic acid that’s central to normal human physiology and found in plentiful amounts in the human body. In fact, it makes up about a gram per kilogram of body weight and [...]
In a variety of sports, athletes often seek to lose weight while keeping muscle for a competitive advantage. For example, these can include athletes in any form of fitness competition, bodybuilding, or even combat sports [...]
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 [...]
As the new year begins, many of us are thinking about resolutions and how best to achieve our fitness goals. Why not find out what the best fitness experts are telling their clients to do? [...]
Determining when to eat is just as important as deciding what to eat for both weight loss and athletic performance, yet its importance is often overlooked.
Creatine is often overlooked by endurance athletes. But combining the supplement with carbohydrates might just be the winning combination for late-stage breakaway moments during competition.
In its most recent position stand on protein, the International Society of Sports Nutrition, or ISSN, wrote that exercising individuals need approximately 1.4 to 2.0 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day (1).