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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.

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.
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.
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.
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 Dolichos (Race)
The dolichos was an ancient Greek footrace held at the Olympic Games. It was an endurance race of 18-24 laps 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.