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Hypertrophy Nutrition

Why more protein means more muscle

Dr Jose Antonio is CEO and co-founder of the International Society Of Sports Nutrition and assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Nova Southeastern University in south Florida. When we talk about ‘high-protein’ diets the first thing we have to do is actually define what such a diet is. If you look at the existing scientific literature it can be very misleading because if someone’s daily intake of dietary protein is higher than the recommended daily amount, then it’s instantly classed as a ‘high-protein’ diet. In the US the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of protein is 56g. The UK’s…

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Fat Loss Hypertrophy Nutrition Strength Supps

The future of fitness

Professor Stuart Phillips is Professor at the Department of Kinesiology, Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University, Canada Which aspects of your current research are proving most interesting right now? The tremendous variability we see in terms of hypertrophy and strength gains. Some people just don’t grow – or get strong – and I’d like to know why. Not that people can’t make gains, but no matter how hard some people work, what they eat, or what programme they are on, there’s never huge positive physiological adaptations. It actually appears that no matter what nutrition or supplements the people I’m…

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Why the supplement industry needs science

Dr Jose Antonio is CEO and co-founder of the International Society Of Sports Nutrition and assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Nova Southeastern University in south Florida. I never planned on starting the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), nor did my colleagues. Whoever coined the expression that necessity is the mother of invention was right on the money. The ISSN evolved from the fact that other organisations did such a poor job at promoting the scientific aspects of the sports nutrition supplement category. I remember giving a talk with Dr. Jeff Stout at an ACSM conference many…

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Hypertrophy Nutrition

4 food rules to maximise muscle growth

Dr Jose Antonio is CEO and co-founder of the International Society Of Sports Nutrition and assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Nova Southeastern University in south Florida. When it comes to protein intake the common questions are ‘how much?’, ‘how often?’ and ‘when?’ But these are complicated questions that give complicated answers, when neither are necessary. As with many aspects of training and nutrition, simplicity is key. From my years of research, here’s some of the most important factors to remember. 1 Quality always counts Always stick to high quality protein. For well-trained subjects total protein intake is…

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