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What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

You’ve probably heard that you need more protein in your diet — and for good reason. You might think of protein as the main building block for muscle, but it’s so much more. Protein is also essential for maintaining a strong immune system, bones, tendons, and is responsible for many metabolic reactions. There is also clear relationship between protein and ...

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How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

The first rule of resistance training: you don’t need weights to create resistance. Whether it’s with bodyweight exercises, dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, or resistance band exercises, there are many ways to challenge your body, build muscle, and burn fat. If you’ve ever thought about adding resistance band exercises to your routine — or are limited to working out at home and ...

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How to Build Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

How to Build Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

Figuring out what buttons to push to meet your own nutrition needs can be difficult and stressful. With so many food choices, claims, and hype — not to mention specific eating preferences, allergies, and food sensitivities — it’s no surprise that consistently eating well is a big hurdle.  Following a vegetarian diet is a common approach for most people looking to ...

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