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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.

Two Collar and Elbow fighters - Health and Fitness History
Irish Coraíocht (Collar and Elbow)
Coraíocht, commonly referred to as "Collar and Elbow," was a grappling sport practiced throughout Ireland for over a millennium. Read more.
Greek Vase Runners - Health and Fitness History
Greek Diaulos (Race)
The Greek diaulos was a two-lap sprint around 200 meters. It was the second sport to be featured in the 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.
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.
zeus statuette - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Olympic Games
The ancient Olympic Games were athletic festivals held to honor Zeus. The stadion sprint was the only event originally, with 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gustave Doré's
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.
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.
eye of Horus amulet – Health and Fitness History
Rx, Prescription Symbol Origin
Rx, or ℞, is the symbol for prescriptions, used both in modern times and centuries past. The three theories as Read more.
painting of kolf on ice – Health and Fitness History
History of Golf
Learn about the history of golf and its debated origins, from medieval Chinese and Dutch sports to the development of Read more.
Indus Valley soapstone seal – Health and Fitness History
History of Yoga
Learn about the history of yoga, from its subsets in the ancient Eastern World to its worldwide revival as a 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.
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.
Greek Runner - Health and Fitness History
Historical Runners
Health and Fitness History's list of the most historical runners, including the legend behind the marathon race, Pheidippides. Read more.