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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.

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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Compendium of Materia Medica Page - Health and Fitness History
Compendium of Materia Medica
The Compendium of Materia Medica is considered the most influential ancient herbal text in the Traditional Chinese Medicine community. Read more.
Hera - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Heraean Games
The Heraean Games were a series of festivals held in honor of the Greek goddess Hera. Only women were allowed 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.