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Muscle Strains, Sprains and Pulls: How to Heal Quickly and Protect Yourself with Amino Acids

Muscle strains are common injuries—especially for athletes and individuals with jobs that require heavy lifting. Muscle strains in the back cause significant pain and stiffness and may affect your quality of life. How long does it take for a pulled...

Beta-Alanine and Carnosine: Which Supplement Should I Take?

For supplement connoisseurs, beta-alanine and carnosine have a relationship worth exploring. Carnosine helps you reach peak performance during high-intensity exercise, and beta-alanine helps boost carnosine levels in muscle. With all the marketing claims of beta-alanine supplements and carnosine supplements, there’s...

Maximize Muscle and Lose Weight

Building muscle mass is the best way to increase your metabolism and ultimately lose weight without changing your calorie intake. But before diving into a weight-burning, muscle-building regimen head first, be sure to understand your main objective. Muscle cells weigh...

Maneuvering Through Menopause: Outwitting Body Composition Changes with Amino Acids

Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. It occurs most commonly between the ages of 48 and 55. The average age for a woman to go through menopause in the United States...

Amino Acids and Bodybuilding: Increase Muscle Gain

You wouldn’t go for a cross-country drive without making sure all your car’s fluids were topped off. After all, you know that what you put in your vehicle correlates directly to what you’ll get out of it. Similarly, when you...

How to Manage Inflammation After Strenuous Exercise

We work out hard. And we love to see and feel the results, even in the form of muscle aches and pain. Because hey, if my quads hurt after the 50 weighted squats I did yesterday, then my muscles must...

Amino Acids and Muscle Recovery After Exercise

As fitness enthusiasts we tend to focus much more on the doing—sprinting, lifting, contracting—then on the process of recovery. But if we don’t allow our muscles to recover, we can’t perform, compete, or train at our best. Just as our...

Amino Acids for Weight Loss: Boost Your Metabolism!

We all know the importance of diet and exercise for weight loss, as well as a sustained commitment to losing weight and keeping it off. There is, unfortunately, no magic weight-loss pill that can shed the pounds and keep them...

What Is Functional Fitness and Should You Be Doing It?

Functional fitness is a trending catchphrase in the performance training and fitness arenas. And with good reason! Functional fitness can push you closer to your health and fitness goals, and keeps you strong, flexible, and injury-resistant as you move through...

Best Strength-Training Workouts for Beginners and Pros: Build Muscles and Lose Weight!

Cardio training is an excellent way to stay healthy and lose weight, but strength-training can give your weight-loss goals an extra kick—and it is more useful for building muscles than cardio workouts are. According to Michaela Devries-Aboud, Ph.D., an exercise...