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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.

Laocoön - Health and Fitness History
History of Strength Training
The history of strength training, from ancient China to medieval Iceland – learn how these cultures disciplined their bodies to 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.
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.
Gymnasium Ruins at Delphi - Health and Fitness History
Greek Gymnasium
The ancient Greek gymnasium was a bastion of physical education where men could train under the supervision of seasoned athletes. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Episkyros Players - Health and Fitness History
Greek Episkyros (Ball Game)
Episkyros, like American football, required a lot of strength and agility. It was a somewhat dangerous sport, with occasional broken 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.
kemari - Health and Fitness History
Japanese Kemari (Medieval Hacky Sack)
Kemari was a Japanese keep-up game from the Middle Ages. Players cooperated to keep a ball airborne, often purposefully kicking 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 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.