Nutrition

  • Top 10 Weight Loss Myths

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition, Training | on January 27, 2015

    By Myprotein Writer Jack Grant   Surely one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is the one where we promise ourselves we are going to start a new diet, stick with it and drop a whole heap of fat. Well if that was your goal for 2015 and things aren’t quite going to plan […]

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  • What is SOY PROTEIN?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Nutrition | on January 26, 2015

    By Myprotein Writer Heather Geary   The soybean is a legume native to East Asia. Soy is used in tofu, as a plant-based milk alternative and other dairy/meat substitutes made up of 30% carbohydrates, 38% protein, 18% oil and 14% moisture. The bean contains a good level of potassium, zinc, iron and vitamin E. Since […]

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  • Little and Often Vs Intermittent Fasting

    By Mr Protein | In Nutrition | on January 20, 2015

        By Myprotein Writer Jack Grant.   For years I followed the tried and tested method of eating 6 small, well balanced meals a day , you know , the classic body building way of life where you take on board protein ever 2.5 to 3 hours of each and every day.   I […]

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  • Recovery | Creatine Supplements for Injuries

    By Mr Protein | In Nutrition | on January 15, 2015

      By Myprotein Writer Chris Tack: Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Manager Guys & St Thomas’ Private Physiotherapy Service (London, UK), Owner & Lead Clinician of All Powers Rehabilitation & Conditioning.   Last month I wrote a piece which discussed the benefits of taking a protein supplement during your process of rehabbing from an injury. The motivation of […]

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  • Football Nutrition and Strength Training

    By Mr Protein | In Men's Nutrition Articles | on January 15, 2015

      By Myprotein Writer Steven Mackay   It goes without saying that good nutrition is an integral part of football, with every player in the English Premiership having the benefits of highly qualified nutritionists and personal trainers at their disposal to ensure they perform to their optimum levels week in week out. But what about […]

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  • 10 Popular Fitness Myths Debunked

    By Mr Protein | In Nutrition, Training | on January 7, 2015

        Although completing this number of crunches or sit-ups will strengthen your stomach muscles and core, they will not help you to lose sufficient belly fat for your abs to show, giving you that washboard stomach. Performing cardiovascular exercises will burn the fat, which should be combined with performing crunches to achieve the six-pack […]

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  • Protein Sources: The Importance of Variety

    By Mr Protein | In Nutrition | on January 7, 2015

        Protein has long been recognised as an essential dietary nutrient to assist and promote healthy living. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) acutely recognises the fact that protein helps the body grow and repair, a fundamental nutrient considering our bodies are continually growing and evolving to meet the demands of our environment.   With […]

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  • The Best Whey Protein for Muscle Recovery

    By Mr Protein | In Nutrition, Supplements | on January 7, 2015

        In terms of muscle recovery, whey protein is regarded as the most effective source of protein for the immediate repair of lean muscle mass. This is mainly due to the fact it has an amino acid profile which mirrors that of skeletal muscle, but also due to its ability to digest rapidly and […]

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