Eating More Food Closer to Bedtime Associated with Higher Body Fat % and Body Mass Index

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Protein Recommendations for Weight Loss in Athletes

Check out our other weight loss posts discussing how fast to lose weight and one of the most overlooked, yet crucial aspect to weight loss.

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Breakfast or No Breakfast Before Exercise? That is the Question.

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Creatine: Fast Facts

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This white powder improves performance

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Creatine is a natural amino acid commonly found in meat products and, also, produced in small amounts inside the human body. Nearly all (95%) of body creatine is stored in muscle cells where it is used to fuel short duration, high-intensity activities like sprinting, jumping, and weight training [1-3, 7, 11-15, 40, 41]. There have been numerous studies reporting beneficial effects of creatine supplementation, particularly when resistance training is included during supplementation.

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How to Supplement with Creatine

Creatine monohydrate is one of the most heavily researched and scientifically validated ergogenic aids in sport. We’ll review its safety and supplementation strategies shown to improve athletic performance.

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The Optimal Rate of Weight Loss

Weight loss presents an interesting dilemma. When done appropriately, weight loss can result in improved body composition while maintaining or increasing performance [1]. However, when done inappropriately, weight loss can increase stress [2], impair muscle recovery and athletic performance [1-6], and can potentially result in more serious health complications [4, 6].

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