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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.

16th century bloodletting – Health and Fitness History
Bloodletting
Bloodletting covers a broad stretch of history, notably from ancient Greece (and not ancient Egypt) into 19th century Western culture. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Native American Medicine Mask - Health and Fitness History
Native American Medicine
Native American medicine and healthcare was centered around balance in every aspect of life – physical, spiritual, mental, and environmental. 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.
1819 Japanese sumo wrestler painting – Health and Fitness History
Japanese Sumo Wrestling
Sumo wrestling is a cultural Japanese grappling sport, born out of a mix between 18th century street fighting and Shinto Read more.
Greek Runners on Vase - Health and Fitness History
Greek Stadion (Race)
The Greek stadion was a highly celebrated footrace and the first event to be held at the ancient Olympic Games. Read more.
Nemean Stadium - Health and Fitness History
Greek Stadium
The ancient Greek stadium hosted Panhellenic festivals in different regions, such as the ancient Olympic Games and Panathenaic Games. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.