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Assorted Protein Shakes

Protein Powder Guide

Assorted Protein Shakes

In this complete protein supplement guide, you’ll learn about different types of protein sources and which ones make the best protein powders. Read about why we need protein and how it helps us reach our fitness goals.


Health and Fitness History

Learn a little bit about the past.

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Health and Medical Symbols
Medical symbols throughout the history of humankind have often featured serpents. More abstract symbols, such as the red cross, are Read more.
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History of Wrestling
The history of wrestling, from ancient Mesopotamia to medieval Germany. Learn about the kinds of wrestling matches these cultures engaged Read more.
Greek Doctor and Patient - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Greek Medicine
Ancient Greek medicine paved the way for Western healthcare practices, growing from prayers to the gods to precise diagnoses and Read more.
Indian Wrestlers - Health and Fitness History
Malla-Yuddha (South Asian Wrestling)
Malla-yuddha was an ancient South Asian combat sport with rich cultural history, incorporating grappling, boxing, and martial arts. Read more.
Laocoön - Health and Fitness History
History of Strength Training
The history of strength training, from ancient China to medieval Iceland – learn how these cultures disciplined their bodies to Read more.
Discus Athlete - Health and Fitness History
Greek Pentathlon
The ancient Greek pentathlon was a multi-faceted Olympic event with high athletic demand – discus, javelin, long jump, sprinting, and Read more.
Poseidon - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Isthmian Games
The ancient Isthmian Games were a series of athletic festivals held in honor of Poseidon, the Greek mythological deity of Read more.
Calcio Fiorentino - Health and Fitness History
Calcio Fiorentino (Renaissance Soccer)
Calcio fiorentino was an Italian Renaissance sport with elements of soccer and handball. It was popular among nobility, especially the Read more.
Hera - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Heraean Games
The Heraean Games were a series of festivals held in honor of the Greek goddess Hera. Only women were allowed Read more.
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Ancient Persian Nutrition
Ancient Persian nutrition – herby rice loaded with vegetables and lamb, bread flavored with milk or herbs, and sweet fruit Read more.
Edwin Smith Papyrus Excerpt - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Ancient Egyptian medicine and healthcare was a dance between science and magic. Wound care, herbalism, and prayers all played a Read more.
Carving of two wrestlers - Health and Fitness History
History of Combat Sports
The history of combat sports, from ancient Asia, to Mesopotamia, to Europe – learn about fighting, boxing, and wrestling across Read more.
Discobolus Statue - Health and Fitness History
History of Fitness
The history of fitness and exercise, from ancient Greece to India – learn how these cultures kept their bodies in Read more.
Gymnasium Ruins at Delphi - Health and Fitness History
Greek Gymnasium
The ancient Greek gymnasium was a bastion of physical education where men could train under the supervision of seasoned athletes. Read more.
Bodhidharma Illustration (late 19th century) – Health and Fitness History
History of Kung Fu
Learn about the history of kung fu, from its precursors in India to its development in Shaolin and its spread Read more.
1906 rugby match - Health and Fitness History
History of Rugby Football
The history of rugby, from ancient Greece to medieval Europe – learn about football games of the past leading up Read more.
Apollo - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Pythian Games
The Greek Pythian Games were held in honor of Apollo. They featured the same sports as the Olympic Games in Read more.
Ancient Egyptian Nutrition
Ancient Egyptian nutrition centered around bread, beer, and vegetables. Abundance of barley led to a diet heavy with all kinds Read more.