Category: Nutrition

Keto and Post-Workout Nutrition

We often tout the importance of consuming carbohydrates after your workout but what if you’re keto-adapted? Consuming fats after your workout can still replenish muscle glycogen stores so stick to fats post-workout if you’re on the ketogenic diet. Source: Volek, J. S., Freidenreich, D. J., Saenz, C., Kunces, L. J., Creighton, B. C., Bartley, J. […]

Whey vs Meat Protein

Our lab examined the effects of supplementing with whey or meat-based proteins over an 8-week training protocol. Whey and beef protein produced similar gains in lean mass while chicken protein lagged behind somewhat. Beef protein appears to be the best choice for individuals with milk allergies. Source: Sharp, M., Shields, K., Lowery, R., Lane, J., […]

Whey vs Rice Protein

Our study found that rice protein can be used for bodybuilding purposes, however, you’ll have to use more of it to achieve the same anabolic effects as a lower dose of whey protein. Whey protein is still king, however, rice protein is a good choice for vegans and vegetarians. Source: Joy, J. M., Lowery, R. […]

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