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  • ZMA: Zinc and Magnesium | The Benefits of ZMA

    By Mr Protein | In Supplements | on January 8, 2015

      By Myprotein Writer Heather Grimes     ZMA is a supplement made up of two minerals – zinc and magnesium – and vitamin B6. It has many beneficial factors, including better muscle recovery, increased strength and size, better sleep and some even report it as a weight loss aid to boot.     All […]

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  •   By Myprotein Writer Sarah Curran     The stomach includes a group of muscles that many trainers refer to as the core. The main muscles of this group include:   – The Rectus abdominis – Internal and external obliques, – Transverses abdominis, – and the hip flexors.     There are many benefits in […]

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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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  • Healthy Side Dishes | Turnip Gratin

    By Gemma Amery | In Healthy Meals, Recipes | on January 7, 2015

    A perfect accompaniment with any meat dish, this tasty low calorie side dish is quick and easy to make and can be frozen.     300g – Turnips 30g – Half Fat Cheese 1 Pot – Quark 1 white onion 1 Garlic Cloves Salt and Pepper     a) Thinly slice the turnips and onion and […]

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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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  • Protein Rice Pudding

    By Gemma Amery | In Recipes | on January 7, 2015

    There is nothing more delicious than a home-made pudding and this high protein rice pudding is a real tasty dish that will satisfy any post workout hunger! It takes less than 10 minutes to make, has 40 grams of protein and 342 calories this dish can be served warm or cold!     1/2 Bottle […]

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  • Best Protein Foods for Building Muscle

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

        Eating high-quality protein every day is essential for building muscle. If you’re determined to put on some serious muscle mass, all your meals should have high quality protein.   Among other functions, proteins are necessary to repair damaged muscle tissue, helping you recover and making you stronger. Proteins are made from chains of […]

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