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New meta-analysis builds on the power of whey protein for improved body composition

Whey protein consumption may lead to significant decreases in body weight and body fat and significant increases in lean body mass

Rosemont, IL (April 15, 2014) – New researchi published in the March/April 2014 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows whey protein, either as a supplement combined with resistance exercise or as part of a weight-loss or weight-maintenance diet, may provide men and women benefits related to body composition.

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Low-Carbohydrate Diets Vs. High-Carbohydrate Diets For Weight Loss

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One of the most hotly debated topics in the world of health, wellness, & weight loss is whether an individual should follow a low-carbohydrate or a high-carbohydrate diet for weight loss. 933 more words

Layman's Strength

Muscle soreness and training frequency - 'NO PAIN, NO GAIN' - Part II

Following on from part I, reduced soreness means you can train a muscle more frequently which can have massive benefits on hypertrophy (muscle growth).
Potentially reducing volume slightly per session for example training legs with 10 sets instead of 15 but training them twice a week instead of once means you get 20 sets in total for that week.  95 more words

Muscle soreness and training frequency - 'NO PAIN, NO GAIN' - Part I

The ‘No Pain No Gain’ theory

‘Just annihilated my legs bro, no walking after leg day bro’.

The ultimate question is: is DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) indicative of muscle growth? 151 more words

My Attempt to Gain 20lbs in 28 Days

20lbs in 28 days?

Of muscle?

No chance!

So, why did I set myself the goal of gaining 20lbs in 28 days? It all began after posting an interesting… 1,681 more words


Why you aren't losing weight

Countless times people enter into new diet regimes where their dreams are to fit into their old jeans, feel good on the beach, or just to shed some extra pounds. 1,562 more words

Body Composition

Rule 5: Get Adequate Rest and Recovery

So, in rule 4 I was ‘Lifting Big’.

You may think that with all of this heavy lifting going on that there isn’t anything left to do to make the muscle gains we are looking for. 1,109 more words