Nutrition

Soy or No Soy

Soy or No Soy

Protein?

Although there are some health benefits to eating soy, there are some 'buyer beware' precautions to consider when selecting the right type.

High Leucine

High Leucine

Intake Not Always Necessary

A U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine study found no difference in muscle protein synthesis in adults consuming 10 grams of essential amino acids plus 3.5 grams of leucine, compared to people given 10 grams of essential amino acids containing 1.8 grams of leucine.

EGG-stra EGG-stra

EGG-stra EGG-stra

Read All About Egg Protein

Egg protein powder is ideal for those who are allergic to soy, dairy or milk proteins, and the supplement powder doesn't have the potential setbacks that the 'yolks' in real eggs contain – the added fat and cholesterol.

When Should I Take My Creatine?

When Should I Take My Creatine?

Creatine monohydrate is pretty cheap and is just as well tolerated as many other forms of creatine, despite popular belief. I often suggest popping about three grams of creatine chews before your workout and another three grams after your workout with your whey protein shake.