DO YOU REALLY NEED 1 GRAM OF PROTEIN PER POUND OF BODY WEIGHT TO BUILD MUSCLE?

Protein is easily the most important macro-nutrient for body composition because the maintenance and production of new muscle requires protein. During exercise, muscle is broken down and torn apart. When this happens the body's natural response is to repair the damaged tissue. Protein from our diet is broken down into amino acids and then reassembled … Continue reading DO YOU REALLY NEED 1 GRAM OF PROTEIN PER POUND OF BODY WEIGHT TO BUILD MUSCLE?

Are BCAAs Worth It?

The business of nutritional supplements has developed into a multi-million dollar industry over the last few decades. BCCAs (basic chain amino acids) are at the top of the most commonly purchased supplements available. Well trusted brands and companies have attempted to capitalize on the recent popularity of BCAA supplements. They have done an amazing job … Continue reading Are BCAAs Worth It?