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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.

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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Greek Palaestra
The palaestra was an ancient Greek athletic establishment for combat sports. It was a central icon within the life of 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.