Tag Archives: BCAA

6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

With clanking machines, grunting musclemen and fit bodies everywhere you turn, the gym can be an intimidating place when you’re new to the scene. Combine the bustling environment with feelings of insecurity, and the experience may be so overwhelming ...
6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

What exactly does it mean to recover after a workout?   Whether you’re strength training, running, spinning or dancing, your body needs time to repair and re-energize after exercise. During strenuous physical activity, muscle tissue breaks down ...
Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Sports nutrition supplements can be intimidating. With their tough, often masculine-sounding names, many women wonder if they’re OK to take and if they offer any real benefits beyond hardcore, muscle-building goals. One example might be amino a ...
Believe in the Power of BCAAs

Believe in the Power of BCAAs

If you train heavy and aren’t supplementing with branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), you’re missing out on many muscle-building benefits. In this video, fitness expert Nicole Wilkins offers four strong arguments that will make you a belie ...
Shake it Up, Baby

Shake it Up, Baby

One of the things I love best about summer is the availability of fresh fruit. It’s a great addition to my protein shakes, making them light and refreshing. For summer shakes, I usually stick with a vanilla-based protein powder (I like Gaspari ...