Carbohydrates are essential for the body to be able to recover from the exercise itself. This is particularly important if you are looking to grow new muscle, though as you’d expect, building muscle would also require the consumption of a post-workout protein.
Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) relate to three of the most important amino acids, namely: isoleucine, leucine and valine. However, BCAAs are probably one of the most misunderstood sports supplements on the market. This article explores why and explains why supplements are so important for vegans and vegetarians.
The Importance of High Protein in a Fat Loss Diet Cutting fat is tough, but what’s harder still is trying to cut the fat while holding on to your hard-earned muscle. There’s not really any way around the fact that if you want to lose fat efficiently, you need to consume fewer calories than your body’s energy expenditure. This creates a calorie deficit. Ideally, this should be a daily process. As you’ll likely be aware, you can’t expect to build much quality muscle when you don’t have the calories to support it. So how can you burn fat effectively,...
The misconception that vegans can’t get enough protein has been well and truly disproved, and there are lots of great sources of protein for vegans. A few of these include lentils, quinoa, chickpeas and beans, and chia seeds, and this article will tell you why they are some of the best sources.