We all know that protein is an absolutely vital nutrient of any bodybuilders’ diet. While many of us turn to whey shakes and chicken breasts, science has started to point to insects as a significant protein source. They’re dense in nutrients, widely available, and contain a large amount of protein.Now, in one of the first studies of its kind, research is taking a look at … [Read more...] about Jury is Still Out on Insect Protein
It is common knowledge that the most efficient and effective way to build muscle is through resistance training. Typically, those who want to build size jump straight into an intensive gym routine that includes some form of a split. However, results vary from person to person based on genetics. It is not typical that those who do the same workout routine get the same … [Read more...] about Same Training, Different Gainings: Researchers Show a 60% Difference from the Same Workout Routine
Hunching over your laptop or computer keyboard is extremely common among office workers. This position places a lot of strain on the neck, causing strains and a higher chance of injury. One proposed is specific neck strengthening exercise as part of long-term therapy to combat this issue. The Study A new study posted in the International Archives of Occupational and … [Read more...] about A Big Pain in the…Neck: Resistance Training as an Alleviant to Neck Pain
Every café or restaurant now seems to have a “healthy” alternative to their normal foods which includes some form of egg whites. Take McDonald(s) for example, they have an egg white delight which has 50 less calories than their normal egg McMuffin.Now, new research coming out of the University of Illinois is looking at the impact on whether keeping the yolk in the egg is … [Read more...] about A Tough Egg to Crack: Should Those Seeking Muscle Gains Keep the Yolk or Not?
Creatine is one of the most used supplements in the world. If you’re familiar with creatine, then you’ll know that just 2.5-5 grams of this white powder a day can help you build muscle, gain strength, and look fuller. However, new research might suggest that creatine is actually more effective for 50% of your body. Specifically, the areas of your upper body: chest, shoulders, … [Read more...] about Where the Gains Show the Most: Creatine’s Effectiveness on Both the Upper and Lower Body