Posts tagged "whey protein"
Eating Before Exercise

Eating Before Exercise

You are ready to hit the gym, the road, or the living room for your P90X session. You are neither hungry nor full, but you still wonder—“Should I have something? What if I get hungry in the middle of the workout and hit a sugar crash? Or is exercising on an empty stomach better like...
A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

Have you realized how many pills may you take daily without notice? After your workout you feel your muscles burn and automatically reach out for acetaminophen. At breakfast, you may take a multi vitamin with some “added benefit claim.” And maybe at night an Ambien pill is your best friend for a good night sleep....
Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Here is part two of my article on what your muscles need to keep their mass up and running at high performance. (Read part one here). Protein amounts and timing: studies show that protein intake is critical to preserve and to increase body mass. Your muscles need the right mix of amino-acids, the building blocks...
Weather the Storm

Weather the Storm

During our Florida summer vacation 20 years ago, I remember myself along with my family stuffing ourselves on bread, crackers, and chips. The diet was the same regardless of the mealtime. We didn’t have too many options later when Hurricane Andrew stuck during our stay. Seven years ago, I was a Florida resident experiencing the...
Powerful Proteins: Are They All the Same?

Powerful Proteins: Are They All the Same?

For many, eating chicken, beef, eggs, cheese, and soy is all the same. After all they are all protein-rich food sources. Yes, but just as fats and carbohydrates have gone through a further classification—making some options better than others—not all protein food sources are created equal to build strong muscles and maximize a lean body...