Essential Amino Acids Support Muscle Protein Synthesis


Building muscle, nine essential amino acids (EAA) at a time, is the driving force behind muscle protein synthesis (MPS) – overcoming the normal effects of muscle protein breakdown (MPB) – resulting from a host of situations like, exercise training, rehabilitation sessions, surgery, trauma, and the advanced age-related loss of muscle… Read More

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Essential Amino Acids Support Muscle Protein Synthesis


Building muscle, nine essential amino acids (EAA) at a time, is the driving force behind muscle protein synthesis (MPS) – overcoming the normal effects of muscle protein breakdown (MPB) – resulting from a host of situations like, exercise training, rehabilitation sessions, surgery, trauma, and the advanced age-related loss of muscle… Read More

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Maximizing Recovery After Training & Competition


Today we will be covering some research to help you maximize your recovery after training and competition. To start, research has documented that within the first 6 to 8 hours post exercise, competition, or training – the window of recovery – the combined intake of protein (PRO) and carbohydrate (CHO)… Read More

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Vitamins and Minerals to Improve Adolescent Fitness


According to a recent study , specific vitamins and minerals may improve physical fitness in adolescents. The study, originally featured in the Journal of Applied Physiology and described in Life Extension online, says that adolescents performed better on fitness exercise tests when they had higher amounts of… Read More

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Vitamins and Minerals to Improve Adolescent Fitness


According to a recent study , specific vitamins and minerals may improve physical fitness in adolescents. The study, originally featured in the Journal of Applied Physiology and described in Life Extension online, says that adolescents performed better on fitness exercise tests when they had higher amounts of… Read More

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Maximum Wellness, Episode 102: The Ketogenic Diet is more than just for weightloss


Ketogenic diets, which traditionally have emphasized keeping total carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams per day, have increased in usage from its inception in the 1930’s to treat epilepsy. Restricting carbohydrate consumption, emphasizing moderate protein intake and increasing caloric consumption from fat, causes the body to draw more from fat for energy than from glucose metabolism.

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Maximum Wellness, Episode 102: The Ketogenic Diet is more than just for weightloss


Ketogenic diets, which traditionally have emphasized keeping total carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams per day, have increased in usage from its inception in the 1930’s to treat epilepsy. Restricting carbohydrate consumption, emphasizing moderate protein intake and increasing caloric consumption from fat, causes the body to draw more from fat for energy than from glucose metabolism.

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