Posts Tagged Amino Acids

Not All Protein Supplements Are Created Equal

Protein supplements have their place in fat loss and muscle building programs, but are by no means an essential component of a healthy and successful training and nutrition program, far from it. Most people we talk to – particularly ‘want-to-be meatheads’ – are far to concerned, bordering on obsessed, with taking protein supplements in lieu of eating meals.  Let’s be […]

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Five fats you should have in your kitchen

Fat gets a bad rap – unjustifiably so.  (We blame the media and processed food manufacturers!) Contrary to popular belief, consuming the right kinds of fats in sufficient quantities might be one of the top considerations when looking to optimise your health.  Fat does not make you fat and its key to just about every bodily function.  This applies especially […]

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Q&A: How much protein can I process in one sitting?

How much protein is can we actually use? If you believe most things that you read, the most your body can digest in one sitting is 30g of protein. This is a myth – ask any serious athlete or bodybuilder! From an evolutionary perspective it just wouldn’t have made sense.  We survived on periods of feast and famine (and functioned […]

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Are Branch Chain Amino Acid’s worth taking to enhance my training?

BCAA’s are absolutely worth taking to accelerate your training, but only if you’re on top of the key areas such hydration, nutrition and basic supplementation. We are all for anything that is both naturally occurring and will help you reach your goals, but only when there is a framework for it work effectively within.  Spending money on expensive supplements before […]

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