Tag: Supplements

Antioxidants and Strength Gains

A common fitness myth is that taking antioxidants after a resistance training workout can improve recovery and increase gains. However, this study found that supplementing with antioxidants after strength training actually resulted in lower strength gains than the placebo group. This may be due to the fact that antioxidant use can alter protein signalling following […]

Protein and Sleep

This study found that consuming a diet high in protein improved subject’s sleep quality significantly more than other dietary interventions and a control diet. The takeaway? Make sure you’re eating a diet higher in protein to both promote growth and recovery as well as improving sleep! Source: Lindseth, G., Lindseth, P., & Thompson, M. (2013). […]

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