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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.

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.
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.
Greek Woman Making Bread - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Greek Nutrition
Ancient Greek nutrition closely matched modern recommendations with regard to intake of each food group – a diet rich in Read more.
kemari - Health and Fitness History
Japanese Kemari (Medieval Hacky Sack)
Kemari was a Japanese keep-up game from the Middle Ages. Players cooperated to keep a ball airborne, often purposefully kicking 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.
Greek Runners - Health and Fitness History
History of Running
The history of running, from ancient Ireland to Olympia – learn about the kinds of running competitions and games these Read more.
Persian Vessel -
Ancient Persian Nutrition
Ancient Persian nutrition – herby rice loaded with vegetables and lamb, bread flavored with milk or herbs, and sweet fruit 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.
Episkyros Players - Health and Fitness History
Greek Episkyros (Ball Game)
Episkyros, like American football, required a lot of strength and agility. It was a somewhat dangerous sport, with occasional broken Read more.
first association football game in Hungary (1879) - Health and Fitness History
History of Soccer
The history of soccer, from ancient China to medieval Europe – learn about football games of the past and the Read more.
The Mesoamerican Ball Game - Health and Fitness History
The Mesoamerican Ball Game
The Mesoamerican ball game was a wildly popular – and deadly – spectator sport played among many Mesoamerican societies throughout Read more.
Aztec Maize Goddess - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Aztec Nutrition
Ancient Aztec nutrition revolved heavily around corn and maize, complimented with vegetables and a lot of salt and chili pepper. Read more.
Heracles - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Nemean Games
The Nemean Games were a series of festivals that included even more events than the Olympic Games. Legends claim it Read more.
Medieval European Cuisine - Health and Fitness History
Medieval European Nutrition
Medieval European nutrition consisted of a ton of cereals, a lot of veggies, and a modest amount of meat. Due Read more.
Greek Pygmachia Boxer - Health and Fitness History
Greek Pygmachia (Boxing)
Pygmachia was a wildly popular Greek boxing sport with brutal and bloody fighting techniques, occasionally leading to deaths in the Read more.
Two Pankriatists - Health and Fitness History
Greek Pankration
Pankration was a violent, unrestrained Greek combat sport with elements from boxing and wrestling. Almost no rules meant fighters could 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.
Gichin Funakoshi (1925) – Health and Fitness History
History of Karate
Learn about the history of karate, from its precursors in ancient India to its development in Okinawa, Japan and its Read more.