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Protein Powder Creatine

Open any muscle magazine and you will find a plethora of products offering to increase muscle, boost performance and a range of other reasons why you should buy the product and use it. Some of these products are nothing but junk, others are tried and tested. Over the past fifteen years one of the true stand out products appears to be creatine, ingested via protein powder, with one of the largest backing from real life users and clinical efficacy. As such lets take a look at the protein powder creatine powerhouse of dietary supplements. Creatine (Methyl guanidine-acetic acid) Creatine is a naturally occurring compound that is found in certain dietary sources and can also be synthesized in the body from the amino acids arginine, glycine and methionine. Within the body it is predominantly stored within the muscle as phospho-creatine. (Creatines chemical structure) Its main use is to provide quick energy by donating its phosphate in order for ADP to be converted to ATP (the bodies direct energy source). Cons...


Using Detox Diet Kits to Clean Out & Slim Down

You couldn't live without breathing in air and drinking water, but the air and water could be weakening the health of your body. The air quality in most places of the world is less than healthy today and there are very few water sources completely free of toxins and chemicals. That includes bottled water! Even the food you eat could be contributing to the build-up of toxic matter inside the digestive tract, which is why detox diet kits have become so popular.It used to be that the dirt fruits and vegetables were grown in contained all the organisms and enzymes needed to keep the gut and digestive system healthy. The system operated efficiently escorted potential toxins directly out of the system. Unfortunately, the dirt has now been stripped of these natural organisms and enzymes and most people don't eat enough fresh produce to allow this system to operate as it should.The result is a collection of toxic matter that grows more and more every year. This causes a lot of the illness and disease that humans expe...


How The Right Food And Drink Can Maximise Your Athletic Performance.

The old phrase "fail to prepare, prepare to fail" could have been written with runners in mind. Granted you are not a elite runner (yet!) you need to adopt a similar approach to nutrition as the pros. Pay attention to hydration, eat the right foods and look after yourself after your run.The first thing you need to think about is hydration. Even the day before a long run or training session you should keep a water bottle handy. Drink little and often and you will be ready for action.Whether you are running a mile or a marathon, the night before a run is not the time to try out new or spicy foods. Stick to foods rich in carbohydrates like pasta. This will give you a slow release of energy, keeping you going for longer.Tip: keep the fruit bowl well stocked. A banana eaten before your run is a great source of quick release energyWhilst you will not be wolfing down food during your run, you will still need to make sure you don't get dehydrated. When you sweat you lose bodyweight and studies have shown that even a ...


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