They can help you pile on weight but there's no guarantee of purity.
Social media has brought society many things besides cute cat photos and disinformation. One trend just starting to emerge from the shadows is "dry scooping" – the practice of wolfing down protein powder without mixing it with liquid. It's a practice most popular among young men and adolescent males, many of
By Leslie D. Shuffleton Guest Column Since the Covid lockdowns, it isn’t just the work from home concept that has taken root. The workout from home concept has exploded in popularity, too. Covid changed our ideas about fitness and self-care: gaining a few pounds during those lockdown periods drove
By Leslie D. Shuffleton Guest Column The battle of the bulge may be too tough to handle alone. Time to call in the personal trainer. But how? “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” This little philosophical nugget by
You’d have to be living under a rock not to have read recently at least one of the several thousand studies proving that exercise increases your energy levels, fights fatigue, and even relieves symptoms of depression. Well, here’s one from the New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Weight-lifters routinely down vast quantities of protein drinks, protein bars and high-protein meals in the belief that they need a lot of protein to get the full benefit of their workout and build bulging muscles. But a new study by the University of Illinois casts doubt on that deeply ingrained
No one wants to have a heart attack but if you’re going to have one, you’re more likely to survive if you have been maintaining an active lifestyle, a new study reports. “There are many ways to be physically active at little or no cost. Our study provides