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9 Great Ways to Use Hemp Protein Powder

For over 12 000 years, humans have cultivated Hemp for both food,  fibre and oil.The seeds of the hemp plant were used by ancient cultures as a source of nutrition and healing, a practice now catching on in the western world following multiple scientific studies confirming hemp’s benefits.Hemp protein powder is made by grinding hemp seeds, into a fine powder. This makes incorporating hemp into the diet easy and convenient.What Makes Hemp Protein Powder So Good For You?Let’s start with its pure nutritional facts. It’s called a protein powder because of the incredibly high protein content f...

Amino acids – What role do they play in muscle building, weight loss and fitness?

Amino Acids. What role do they play in muscle building, weight loss and fitness? Learn what Aminos are an how the effect your body.Why do the majority of people who go to the gym to build muscle know so little of amino acids and protein, and their importance in achieving our goal of muscle building? Amino acids; everyone has heard of them, protein powders list them. So what is the importance of them? Do we really need them?Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and also muscle tissue. And they also play a major part in physiological processes relating to our energy, recovery, mood, bra...

The Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians

A common concern about vegetarian and vegan diets is that they might lack sufficient protein.However, many experts agree that a well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can provide you with all the nutrients you need.That said, certain plant foods contain significantly more protein than others.And higher-protein diets can promote muscle strength, satiety and weight loss.Here are 17 plant foods that contain a high amount of protein per serving.SeitanSeitan is a popular protein source for many vegetarians and vegans.It’s made from gluten, the main protein in wheat. Unlike many soy-based mock meats,...

How to Make A Comeback—Even If It’s Been a While

Most competitive athletes, no matter their age, can recall a defining personal athletic moment: sprinting across the finish line ahead of the field; dodging epic tackles to score the winning touchdown; swishing an unbelievable three-pointer at the buzzer. You got up early, practiced hard and stayed late. You slept well and ate right because you knew it would improve your performance.These are the proud stories we tell around the dinner table—but they might have taken place 10, 20, 30, or even 40 years ago! Today, your fitness focus might be a good deal different, or nonexistent. But in your ch...

Hack the Holidays

The holidays are approaching  and many will indulge, skip workouts, be stressed and gain weight during this jolly season. You don’t have to be one of them. Instead of denying yourself the fun of holiday treats, or beating yourself up for indulging in them afterward, allow yourself to splurge when it’s really worth it. Here are some strategies to hack the holidays.Pack in the ProteinBe sure to always have some protein at a meal, especially if your splurge food is sugar or really any high carb based foods. This will help stabilize your blood sugar and keep you full for longer. Keep track of...

How to Make A Resolution Stick

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions? Because they work, right? If you laughed when you read that, you’re not alone.  Just because we make a resolution on January 1st doesn’t automatically mean it will stick. In fact, more often than not those New Year’s resolutions tend to fall off some time around … well, February.This year, instead of changing what you resolve, how about changing why you want to make a resolution in the first place and then set your goal around that.Changing the way you make your resolution and turning it into an achievable goal can help make it stick, until February ...

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