When you sleep you go through a catabolic phase, which means that your
muscle is actually going through deterioration because it is being starved for
hours. It is a big mistake for newbies who are trying to gain weight and build
muscle to not eat before bed – and an even bigger mistake to not eat the right
foods. Now I don’t mean go out and eat a three course meal right before you
sleep; the key to maintaining muscle during bedtime is to eat the right foods.
Casein protein is a slow-digestive protein that is exactly what you need to
consume before you sleep. It is the perfect nutrient because when taken into
your body, it takes hours to fully digest, giving your muscles nutrition the
whole time while you are sleeping. It is crucial for anyone trying to build
muscle to eat something that is high … Read More
There is still a battle to be had by those
living with anxiety. Social media is a double-edged sword. It has helped to
open people up to the struggles of anxiety and the reality of the impact it can
have on people’s lives. But at the same time, the darker sides of social media
do nothing for people living with anxiety
or depression. We constantly compare our lives to those of celebrities
or those we went to school with and who seem to be living the lives of their dreams.
It can be overwhelming, deflating and disheartening.
The number of people seeking professional
help and therapies to better equip themselves with tools to manage anxiety is
rising. So, it goes without saying that trends of our time are looked at as a
contributing factor. With everything being digital, everything is instantly
accessible. This includes how quickly people can make … Read More
It would certainly seem so.
Optimum Gold Standard Whey Protein has won Protein of the Year in 2005,
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. What sets them apart from the competition?
Why is this supplement so highly respected and well endorsed?
It’s simple really – this protein is just very high quality. It’s one of
the best supplements I’ve personally ever used, and it’s always my go to
protein whenever I need to refill. It has an incredible taste, with over 10
different flavors. I’ve tried 3 so far (Chocolate, Cookies & Cream, and
Tropical Punch), and every single one has been delicious.
Another testament to this supplement’s high quality is how easily is mixes.
I’ve mixed it in both milk and water (while bulking or cutting, respectively),
and in both it has been incredibly fast with virtually no clumps. This is a
huge deal for anyone who … Read More