Like any other food product, whey protein can go bad – this usually takes between 1 and 2 years. This depends on when you bought the product and how it was stored by the seller before you bought it.
Once mixed, protein powders immediately begin to get worse – they often last only 2 – 4 hours at room temperature (if left unrefrigerated). Shakes left out after this are not entirely undrinkable, just far less pleasant and far more digestively risky than the fresh kind. They’re clearly and unquestionably less enjoyable/effective. This isn’t a […]
Most pre-workout supplements contain 150m to 300mg of caffeine. This is because 150mg is the lower limit for effective sports performance boosting. However, 300mg isn’t the most they’re allowed or intended to contain. Clearly, pre-workout supplements are built on the back of caffeine – but how much is healthy? How much is the minimum to […]
Creatine and protein are the two most popular supplements on the market – you might even be taking both – but what about mixing creatine with protein? This is a question you need the answers for if you want to build muscle and improve your physique. Today, we’re going to provide all the information you […]
Creatine is the most well-studied sports performance supplement and one of the most important. You should be taking creatine, whether your goal is weight loss or muscle gains. The big competition has always been between Creatine Hydrochloride (HCL) and Monohydrate. Today we’re going to explain what they are, which you should use, and why. Read […]
Imagine a pre-workout tailored perfectly to your needs. 100% effective, super cost-efficient, and it does all the things you want – with none of the fluff or marketing hype – all at a great price. That’s what we’re going to be talking about today: how to make your own pre-workout supplement, why you should be […]
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) and fish oil are two of the most popular oil supplements on the market. They’re both hailed for their variety of health and fitness benefits. There are two camps on this, each supporting one of these supplements as the best choice. This hides the real science behind a lot of opinions […]
Your nutrition needs the same effort and attention that you put into your training. If you want to get good at CrossFit, you need to cover a variety of athletic characteristics. Zone dieting isn’t going to be enough to reach your potential. You need to be pro-active to ensure you’re getting the very best from […]
Everyone knows that diet and exercise are the big duos for slimming down. But what about those lesser known gems which encourage fat loss, promote lean muscle mass and boost general health? The truth is, changes to diet and exercise habits can be thankless endeavors in the short-term. Most people just aren’t prepared to change […]
When it comes to protein powders, it seems like there’s a new one every day that lifters swear works miracles. For most, the battle comes down to creatine vs. whey. These two protein powders each have their benefits and one might be better than the other depending on how you train.