Weight Loss

Weight Loss

Losing weight is a bit of a tricky process, for several reasons. First of all, it’s hard. But, the real challenge is making sure that you lose the right kind of weight. When you start cutting – and burning – lots of calories, there’s a very real concern that some of your muscle could also be turned on while all that fat is being used up. So, how do you stop […]

You’ve always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And plenty of science backs this up. The problem, however, is that this simple adage ignores the details regarding what exactly constitutes a healthy breakfast. In fact, when you look at the research, it seems like most people are simply breaking their fasts wrong – in a way that is doing them no real favors. According to the […]

Summer is nearly upon us. And, as it draws closer, the pressure to be “beach ready” is steadily increasing. People use all sorts of tactics to get their summer body, including a host of supplements, intense workouts, and dietary adjustments. But, what about vanilla whey protein powder? Although most people tend to think of whey as a means of “bulking,” it can also be a powerful tool toward toning up for […]

For all the vegan athletes out there, getting adequate protein can be tricky business. Or, at least, it often seems that way at first. The truth, however, is that many plants pack plenty of protein and vegan protein powders – which have isolated this vital macronutrient – can be a powerful tool in your nutritional arsenal. Better yet, you have options. So, what are some of the types of vegan protein […]

Often, people equate protein supplements – whether they are whey or casein protein – with gaining weight. The truth, however, is that when they’re used correctly, these products can also help you to lose body fat while preserving muscle mass. Whether you’re a bodybuilder on a cut or just looking to get ripped for the summer, protein powders can help. Specifically, though, casein appears to have some unique benefits. But how […]

You know that breakfast is important – you’ve heard that since you were a kid from your mom, your teacher and just about everyone else you’ve ever met. Still, breakfast is also kind of hard. Of course, there’s the whole challenge of actually preparing and eating something first thing in the morning with enough time left over to get out the door. But then there’s also the issue of content. The […]

Fat has, over the past several decades, been depicted as a sort of dietary villain, rampaging through our bodies, shutting down arteries, and distorting our shape with mountains of body fat. And, based on this idea, low-fat varieties of foods are generally seen as “healthier.” This been extremely evident when it comes to milk and other dairy products – a market where low-fat options regularly outsell the more natural higher-fat versions. […]

If you’ve been working out, or trying to lose weight, for any length of time you are probably pretty familiar with the concept of a high-protein, low-carb diet. But what are the benefits of this popular diet? What exactly does it mean? Most importantly, how can you successfully follow this eating pattern? What Are We Talking About? Before we really get into all the details here, it’s important to we make […]

For many people, whey protein isolate is very directly connected with bulking up. The truth, though, is that this common supplement could be a powerful for you as you try to lose weight, as well. Let’s take a closer look at the science regarding exactly what whey protein can do for you and how it can help you shed pounds. More Muscle Burns More Calories Now, if you are among those […]

The holidays are a notoriously difficult time when it comes to weight loss and fitness in general. Not only do the typical festivities include lots of carb-rich foods and alcohol, but you’ve likely been extremely busy – making it nearly impossible for you to keep up with any healthy routine you may have had in the preceding months. But New Year’s Day has come and gone, marking the end of that […]