Know your Protein

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So, you start the gym, than you hit up the supplement store because someone has told you, you need a protein shake for either gains or losses..

Protein supplements do just more than make you gain, lose or increase the quantity of protein in your diet. There are MANY types of protein supplements so before you go spend hundreds of dollars on a protein supplement do your research! 

Different types of protein affect your bodies recovery and growth, your capacity to absorb essential antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and most importantly hormone responses in your body. So, the TYPE of protein you chose can affect your health and body composition changes during your exercise program. 

A good quality and the right Protein supplement for YOU, can fast track your results!

Whey Protein:

Whey protein is a higher concentration of amino acids than other protein sources. It has a faster absorption as well. when Whey protein is consumed as apart of a liquid meal it provides a higher protein gain in the muscle. When utilised close to exercise it can maximise the results for training. Research shows that when whey protein is incorporated into the diet there are significant improvements in strength and body composition. 

Casein Protein:

The importance of Casein protein in your diet. This is also known as a slow release protein apposed to your Whey protein which is a FAST release into the blood with those key amino acids. Casein protein has a steady state at which is releases the amino to the muscles. Casein proteins are best consumed before or after a workout to help with muscle recovery and minimalize muscle breakdown. 

Soy Protein:

Soy protein is extracted from a legume that contains no cholesterol and provides all eight essential amino acids (rare for a plant). Additionally, soybeans are a good source of fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and vitamin B, making it one of the best foods for maintaining healthy bones and muscle tissues.

Drinking a soy based protein regularly will give you more benefits rather than just aid in protein consumption. 

Pea Protein:

Pea protein can help deliver the quality of protein you need to help your muscles recover after exercise. Pea protein is a dairy free complete protein, which means it contains all nine of the essential amino acids—including branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)—that you need to consume to effectively build muscle