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Whey Protein Powder Benefits Go Way Beyond Body Building

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 09:30:00 +0000

The use of whey protein is certainly not new to the health scene, rather its recorded usage in Europe in 1749 gave rise to the beginnings of many spas throughout the Swiss, German and Austrian countryside, with people flocking to these centers to avail themselves of this great new product, which was derived as a by product of the cheese making process. This was not the first recorded use of the whey protein, as Hippocrates was in fact the first to recommend the use of this supplement to promote the health and wellbeing of his patients.Although whey protein powder provides a valuable component to the nutrition needs of the body, it should be taken in addition to a well balanced diet, and not as a total replacement, but rather that of a supplemental product to contribute to your nutrition, as well as providing a number of additional benefits as highlighted below.There are naturally a number of benefits that are provided by the whey protein powder, which when taken will aid in providing you with much needed energy, as well as revitalizing your muscles after exercising, which is of course an ideal partner to such supplementation.There are numerous benefits, in terms of the bodys metabolism and cellular function that is bolstered by the intake of whey protein powder. These include the promotion of the correct intake of vitamins, proteins, minerals, carbohydrates, which further in turn helps the user in terms of the weight management goals; primarily due to the fact that the satiety, or fullness signals are given from the body, alleviating the sense of hunger. whey protein powder has further been linked to supporting the immune system because of the immunoglobulin found within the supplement. In some of the whey protein powder products there are additional [...]

Fitness Supplements Help You Achieve Your Goals

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 09:29:00 +0000

Although fitness supplements are often referred to as nutritional and even dietary supplements there are a wide variety that are available, and depend upon what you ultimate goals and objectives are in terms of your level of fitness or performance or your targeted weight loss aims. This is said due to the fact that some of the supplementation products are produced for increasing energy and fuel for the muscles, whilst others are aimed at increasing muscle mass or even reducing fat intake. In considering the activity of bodybuilding, one needs to understand the use of fitness supplements by the body builder is absolutely essential to muscle growth and repair, due to the strenuous workouts and muscle building activities. It is a well-known fact that the body builders require more calories in their day-to-day diet due to the fact that they have a higher protein and energy requirement which is required to support their muscle mass targets and their strict training routines. The body builder will furthermore customise their dietary intake of these fitness supplements in accordance with their goals and objectives, as well as in preparation for anybody building contest that they may enter.Carbohydrates and protein are two very well-known fitness supplements, that are used by many athletes, bodybuilders and people seeking to elevate their performance levels whether it be on an amateur or professional basis. Carbohydrates are often used as a value added source of energy often used by bodybuilders, as well as people who require a higher level of endurance, such as triathlon competitors and similar sportspeople. Protein has also been linked to providing ene&[...]