October 2006

Protein and body composition enhancement go hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly, movies and popcorn, false hope and the Chicago Cubs, or Samuel L. Jackson and mother******. It’s probably safe to assume that if you lift weights (regardless of what your goals are), you eat protein. Specifically, you eat lots of dead, cute, and furry animals. That being said, I am also going to assume that many of you reading this article are still curious to know the basics. Why else would you click on an article about protein, right? What is it? What are the different types? What are its...

“A day without a nap is a day wasted” It's 1:00 pm. A stifled yawn escapes from my mouth, my eyelids are growing heavy, my shoulders are drooping and I'm drifting off to a place where the grass is green and the skies are blue. It's naptime for me. There's nothing quite like an afternoon snooze to rejuvenate the mind and, most importantly, the body. Even though North America is a productive society, unfortunately, in our overly regulated routines, the art of napping has been, somehow, underrated. There are many of us who are not people of the siesta, unlike some Latin Americans...