3 Tasty, Quick & Easy Natural Sources of Protein

Protein is essential for muscle repair and growth and although supplements such as Whey Protein powders are fantastic, they are highly processed and contain very little nutritional value (vitamins and minerals). In saying this I do still use these protein supplements for a number of reasons:

  • They are quick and easy and have a full protein count
  • They increase protein intake when it may otherwise be inadequate from food alone
  • They are readily absorbed by the muscles after a hard workout Read more

Protein Requirements for Athletes

An interesting article on Protein Requirements for Athletes was published recently on the Tri-Alliance website.

You can find the full article here.

This article discusses protein requirements for a number of different endurance and strength-training athletes and provides some tips on meeting these requirements in your diet.

There are many different theories on nutrition for athletes being debated these days. Managing your protein, fat and carbohydrate requirements can make a big difference to your performance and everyday health and well-being.