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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.

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.
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.
Ulu Maika Stones – Health and Fitness History
Ancient Hawaiian Ulu Maika (Bowling)
Ulu maika was an ancient Hawaiian sport with similarities to bowling. Athletes would take turns rolling a small stone disk 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 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 Palaestra
The palaestra was an ancient Greek athletic establishment for combat sports. It was a central icon within the life of 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.
hockey stick of William Moffatt - Health and Fitness History
History of Hockey
The history of hockey, from ancient Irish fields to frozen Canadian lakes – learn about the hockey sports different cultures Read more.
Babylonian Tablet - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Babylonian Medicine
Ancient Babylonian medicine revolved heavily around magic and incantations with little scientific process aside from diagnoses and prognoses. Read more.
Ringen Illustration - Health and Fitness History
German Ringen (Grappling)
Geselliges Ringen was a medieval German recreational sport, while Kampfringen was a self-defense system akin to MMA. 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.
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.
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.
Milo of Croton - Health and Fitness History
Historical Strongmen and Weightlifters
Health and Fitness History's list of the most historical strongmen and weightlifters, including Milo of Croton and Theagenes of Thasos. 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.
Two Romans Preparing Pork - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Roman Nutrition
Ancient Roman nutrition among the upper class was fairly poor. Senaca reported the upper classes made themselves vomit at feasts 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.
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.