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Protein is essential to muscle recovery and growth. Regardless of your fitness goals, protein plays a crucial role in your reaching those goals. Even if you don’t want to build muscle mass upon muscle mass, protein plays a major role in even the most basic rebuilding of muscle fibers after physical exercise.

However, there are quite a few options when it comes to protein (egg, whey, casein, soy, etc.). What type of protein is best and when should you be consuming protein? How much protein should you be consuming on average each day? These are important questions to which you need to know the answer in order to make the most of your training. Continue Reading…

You’ve heard it before: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While every meal is important, there is a lot of truth to the statement that breakfast is most important. While you were sleeping, your body depleted its energy stores, which caused you insulin levels to spike, which lead to your body retaining fat. Also, your body went into a catabolic state, meaning it started feeding on muscle for energy. This combination puts you behind the 8-ball right off the bat in the morning. You need to feed your body a protein-rich, low fat meal, but it also needs to contain slow-digesting carbohydrates that will balance and sustain you insulin levels. Protein pancakes will fill that void.
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