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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.

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.
Roman mosaic of boxers – Health and Fitness History
History of Boxing
The history of boxing, from ancient Egypt to 17th century England. Learn about the fall of the sport and its 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.
Two Palé Wrestlers - Health and Fitness History
Greek Palé (Wrestling)
Greek wrestling, palé, was the first non-running event added to the Ancient Olympics, though likely practiced for centuries beforehand. 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.
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.
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.
Greek Palaestra
The palaestra was an ancient Greek athletic establishment for combat sports. It was a central icon within the life of 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.
MesoBallPlayer - Health and Fitness History
History of Ball Sports
The history of ball sports, from ancient Chinese soccer to keep-away in Rome – learn about the ball games different 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.
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.
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.
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.
football match, Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan Wolverines (1902) - Health and Fitness History
History of Football (American)
The history of football, from ancient Greece to medieval Europe – learn about football games of the past and the Read more.
Captain Cook Hawaiian Surfing Illustration – Health and Fitness History
Hawaiian Ancient Surfing
Traditional Hawaiian culture is rich with ancient surfing history; giant, glossy surfboards for kings, conditioned koa boards for commoners. 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.
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.