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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.

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.
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.
Chinese Men Playing Cuju (Ancient Soccer) - Health and Fitness History
Chinese Cuju (Ancient Soccer)
Cuju, a sport similar to soccer, was popular for over a millennium across several Asian countries before fading away around 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Edwin Smith Papyrus Excerpt - Health and Fitness History
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Ancient Egyptian medicine and healthcare was a dance between science and magic. Wound care, herbalism, and prayers all played a Read more.
rod of asclepius
Health and Medical Symbols
Medical symbols throughout the history of humankind have often featured serpents. More abstract symbols, such as the red cross, are Read more.
Harpastum Player - Health and Fitness History
Roman Harpastum (Ball Game)
Roman harpastum was a combination of American football and keep-away. It was a fairly violent sport, with elements from wrestling 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.