Allentown is a big town. Even though it may seem small, depending on where you are coming from, it is among the top towns in PA.
If you are a workout enthusiast moving to the town, among the top things on your list should be finding a good gym. But with so many options before you, where do your begin?
It will be so much easier for you to find a facility that fulfills your needs. Luckily, here is something for everyone. All you need is to understand where to begin. And that is why this article is important for you.
The online world has become the central hub of information sharing in the world. It is the place you will get anything from anywhere.
And the contemporary business setting demands for a company to have website. With the competition going online, one has no choice but to market online.
And that is where you need to begin. There should be several sites that pop up in the search engine result page once you enter the search words. Don’t just jump to the first one you see. The way they market their business may have placed them on top but that does not mean they are good.
There are a few things to consider on the site. These include:
The usability of the site. Websites are the first contact places between a company and a customer. So if you are going looking for the best experience, it might as well be from the website. Consider how easy it is navigate.
The information on the site. There are specific things you should be able to find on a good website. The contact information, physical location (including a map), and any other data should be made available. Such information shows the gym is reliable and transparent.
Customer reviews. There is no better way to identify how good a gym is than from those who have already tried it out. They will give genuine reviews on their experience at the facility. This should give you an idea of what you getting into.
The bottom line is, do your due diligence. You can never be in so much hurry that finding time to research is hard.
What is the gym offering?
Just because it is a gym, it does not mean they have the services you are looking for. Every facility specializes in different services. For this, you need to start with exactly what you are looking for. Is it therapy, or for sports, or you just want to get rid of extra weight? There is the right gym for everything.
Visit the gym
The website alone cannot give you the right experience. Someone can post anything on their site just to attract you. But visiting the Gyms Near Allentown PA physically makes more sense. There are facilities that offer free trial period. Before you subscribe, you will have enough evidence to back your decision.
It may take time to research, but it is worth your time, money and effort.
IF YOU’RE CONSIDERING HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER, AND WOULD LIKE TIPS ON HOW TO REDUCE THE PRICE, THIS IS FOR YOU
In this article we’re going to answer the question, how much does a personal trainer Battersea, South West London cost? There isn’t always a simple answer, but we’re going to be as upfront and open about prices as we can be.
We also include a few tips on how to reduce the price of personal training too.
At Fit to Last we deliver a body transformation programme that hundreds of our clients have used to achieve results they’re delighted with. We’re so confident that you’ll achieve great results with our programme, we even offer a money-back guarantee.
HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER IS NOT JUST A FINANCIAL INVESTMENT
Hiring a personal trainer alone, will not necessarily solve your health and fitness problems. The investment is not purely financial. A certain amount of your time and effort is required too. However, the COMBINED effort of the GUIDANCE OF A FITNESS PROFESSIONAL AND YOUR COMMITMENT, can accelerate and improve your results tenfold.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CONSULTATION
Getting a consultation is important if you’re considering hiring a personal trainer. I know what you’re thinking…”you want to get me into your gym so that you can sell me stuff, right?” Well, that’s not quite true.
If you’re someone who cares about your health and the way you look and you value what we do here, then the prices aren’t going to frighten you at all.
The reasons you need to come in for a consultation are nothing to do with the price really. They are more to do with what kind of assistance and programme you need and whether personal training is the right service for you. It’s very difficult to answer these questions over the phone or in a blog. But we’ll try our best to do so here.
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QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER
WHAT ARE MY GOALS?
Before hiring a personal trainer, it’s important to have a clear reason as to why you think you need the service. Having specific goals and communicating them with your personal trainer is the best way to enable them to assist you with a clear plan. A measurable goal will help you to track your progress and how effective your programme is.
HOW LONG HAVE I BEEN STRUGGLING TO GET RESULTS ON MY OWN?
If you’ve been going to a gym and/or classes on a regular basis for more than six weeks and haven’t seen any changes in terms of weight loss and/or toning up – the guidance of a fitness professional is very likely to get you results from the time you spend exercising.
Certain methods of exercise are best suited to certain goals. A personal trainer should ensure that you do the most appropriate exercise (and with good form to prevent injury) to achieve your goals.
WHAT’S HOLDING ME BACK FROM ACHIEVING MY GOALS?
Asking yourself this question should help you to understand the kind of assistance you need from a personal trainer. You can drill down to specific areas where you need assistance and the type of guidance you will benefit from the most.
HOW MUCH KNOWLEDGE DO I HAVE ON THE RIGHT NUTRITION TO SUPPORT ME IN ACHIEVING MY GOALS?
The absence of a suitable nutrition plan can seriously hinder the results expected from your exercise. Hours of hard effort in the gym can be reversed by making ineffective food choices. With all the different diet methods and information on what to eat and what not to eat, making a decision on a plan of action can be overwhelming.
An experienced, knowledgeable personal trainer will be qualified to give you tailored guidance and a nutrition plan aligned to your fitness goals and dietary requirements. To get those “see it in the mirror” results, it’s vital for your nutrition to be aligned to your fitness goals.
HOW MUCH KNOWLEDGE DO I HAVE ON EXERCISING TO ACHIEVE MY GOALS?
A personal trainer is especially valuable when you’re new to exercise and/or training at a gym. Walking into a weights or cardio room can be daunting when you’re not sure what to do. The guidance of a fitness professional will help to build your confidence in this environment, by showing you how to use the equipment as well as gym etiquette too. When you begin learning what to do at the gym, you’ll feel less self-conscious and you’ll begin to truly benefit from the time you spend there.
On the other hand, if you’ve been going to the gym regularly, but doing the same type of workout day after day, you may find you’ve hit a plateau in terms of progressing further or reaching your goals. There are constantly new methods and research being developed. A good fitness professional will be up to date on these trends and will be able to advise on the most suitable that apply to you.
WILL I NEED GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT OUTSIDE OF MY PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS?
It’s important to consider factors aside from your exercise that may be having an impact on your ability to achieve your fitness goals.
If you’re with your personal trainer for 2 to 3 hours per week – what is happening during the remaining 166 hours? A good personal trainer will coach and support you, not only in the time you are together training but also outside of those sessions too. The lifestyle you lead and the choices you make will impact your ability to achieve your goals.
It’s important that your trainer assists you in identifying any limitations that could be standing between you and your goals so that you can make a plan to reduce them as much as possible to make progress.
THE COST OF HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER IN BATTERSEA, SOUTH WEST LONDON
The cost of hiring a personal trainer in Battersea can vary from £35-£120 per 60-minute session.
A large majority of personal trainers offer a discounted rate, based on the number of sessions you buy at a time.
Here at Fit to Last, our prices are set on a monthly rate. The reason we do this is because the strategy that we design for you will be based upon the results you want to achieve and a timeframe to achieve those results. In our experience, progress is much more consistent (and therefore results too), when training and lifestyle coaching are completed within timeframes.
WHY DOES THE COST OF HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER VARY?
There are a few reasons why the cost of a personal trainer can vary:
Training environment: the more exclusive and expensive a training location is, the higher the cost of a personal trainer.
Experience: when some personal trainers first gain their qualification, they charge a lower fee. As their experience grows, they increase their rates.
VAT registered: well-established personal training companies are often legally required to register for VAT. Companies registered for VAT must add this to their price.
Training location: some personal trainers reduce their own costs by training at your home or in a nearby park (thereby cutting out the cost of renting/buying space). They then pass on this reduction in their cost to you. Training at home can be really convenient, however, it can have its limitations in terms of equipment and space and therefore, training methods. Also, outdoor training can be weather-dependant.
3 WAYS TO REDUCE THE COST OF HIRING A PERSONAL TRAINER
1. TIME OF TRAINING
Some personal trainers offer an off-peak rate if you choose to train during a less-busy time of day.
2. SEMI-PRIVATE TRAINING
Training within a small group (4 participants or less), is a great way to benefit from a service very similar to 1:1 training. The difference is that you are paying a significantly lower price as you are sharing the service and therefore, the cost. Within a small group of this size, your coach will still be able to give you the attention you need (tailoring your training, motivating you and monitoring and correcting your form).
There’s also the added advantage that you may be the type of person who enjoys training with others and finds that even more motivating. The semi-private format also adds an extra level of accountability and joining a new ‘fitness family’ can be great fun too.
Here at Fit to Last, we understand it can be tricky pairing up with a buddy who wants to train at the same times and location as you. This is why we even find training partners for you. If you have a buddy that you’d like to train with, that’s possible too.
3. ONLINE TRAINING
If you’re self-motivated, but feel you could benefit from the guidance of a fitness professional – online training could be a suitable option for you. As your coach will not be with you during the time that you train, this can reduce the cost significantly. Whilst saving money, you will still benefit from professional guidance, accountability and a programme to ensure you make progress and achieve your goals.
As someone who never played sports growing up or been on a winning team, this competition was a new and exciting experience for me. It was the first time I participated on a team and also won first place! I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on the competition and wanted to share my thoughts with my fellow Best CrossFit Pittsburgh members.
Standing on the podium with the other Industrial Athletics team felt good.
No we did not do the best on every WOD, but we did the best we could. To win the final scaled WOD and then watch the RX team win their final was overwhelming and I could not have been more proud of our teams.
I love hearing people come up to me and saying ‘Jen I got my first double under’ or when I see someone achieve their first pullup. The pride on the athletes face is priceless. Whether it’s crushing a workout, Pr’ing a lift or maybe it’s just running a mile without stopping, on any particular day, we should be proud of what we have accomplished. So although most CrossFitters will never see the podium at the CrossFit games, every day inside our own box we should feel like winners and superstars.
Wanting to do better will always plague me.
Finishing first place is a highlight of my CrossFit career. It is such a positive result illustrating how far I have come since starting 3 years ago.
However, despite this HUGE positive image right in front of my face, I still find myself engaging in negative self-talk thinking, “I could have done one more rep” or “If only I had not screwed up that wallball.” I think everyone does this during or after a WOD and we have to learn to control that voice. There’s always that voice that says ‘maybe I could have done better’ and that voice should be used to push us every day and in every WOD. However, it should not overpower the recognition of the great things we do every day and the progress we all make. It is a goal of mine now to concentrate first on the positive after every WOD and then let the voice in a little just to motivate me to the next level.
Competing alongside but against friends is both good and bad.
As a coach, it is rewarding to see athletes improve time and time again. I know that athletes look to me for strategy and coaching tips. Their enthusiasm and progress are key tools in challenging myself to work harder and push faster.
We walk into the box on any given day and ask each other how the workout was or what was the worst part. We see everyone laying on the floor and think ‘oh no what am I getting myself into.’ We look to see who has been there that day and what the scores were. Most of us have that one person we look to beat, or try to stack up against. Friendly competition can be one of the best driving factors in our success and development. At the same time though, it can also break us down and make us think we are not good enough. I think it is important for us all to remember we all have our own strengths and weaknesses, our good days and bad. I think it should be more about looking up to that person who ends up beating us in a workout and less about not feeling good enough. Maybe we should be looking to that person for advice and tips instead of just trying to always beat them.
The community and the crowd is what drove me to push harder.
Having the largest box representation and hearing people cheer us on is both amazing and a huge motivator to continue to push through a workout. Our community is the best. Seeing so many Industrial Athletics members compete and do so well makes me proud to be not only a member but also a coach.
Our community has given me so much over the last three years. It’s pushed me to do things I never thought were possible. Our members believe in our community and believe in each other. I think it’s the reason so many people come back. Even if you are new, walking into Industrial Athletics makes you feel like you belong. So come to community events, be involved, get to know these amazing people.
The programing works.
What we do inside the box on a daily basis pays off. You have to show up and put in the work but in the end we are all getting stronger, faster, better. Trust the System!
If you’ve ever had a day when your body hurts all over after a workout, know that there are tons of ways to help you recover faster! Whether you occasionally hit the gym or go twice a day, recovery should be a regular part of your routine. When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, your recovery days and are just as important as the days you crush it. Take the time and do the steps you need to rest and rocover, and reap the benefits later.
DON’T SKIP STRETCHING
You know how important stretching is, so make sure you add at least 15 minutes into the end of your workout dedicated to stretching out those muscles. Stretching is a great way to reduce muscle tension and likely reduce any muscle soreness.
PROTEIN, PROTEIN, PROTEIN
Before bed, after a workout, for breakfast.
A light peotein snack before bed allows our muscles to keep repairing while we sleep. Protein for breakfast can give our bodies exactly what it needs to keep repairing our muscles throughout the day, not to mention it can reduce food cravings later in the day. If you’re short on time, remember that Hamilton has tons of great restaurant options for protein-packed food.
GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP
Sleep is prime time for the body to undergo protein synthesis, so getting extra zzzs after a tough workout might make for stronger muscles and better endurance. After a tough workout at the Gyms in Hamilton, there’s nothing better than hitting the hay early and getting a good night’s sleep!
KEEP THAT BODY MOVING
The worst thing you can do for your recovery is sit still and stop moving. Even if your muscles are feeling sore and your instinct is to rest, the best thing you can do is get up and get moving. Go for a walk or a jog by the bayfront in Hamilton, or do a light day in the Gyms in Hamilton. The more you rest, the more stiff you’ll get, and the longer your recovery will take.
CUT OUT STRESS
Of course, exercise is a great way to manage stress and feel great. When you exercise, your endorphins go up, which results in all the happy feels. But even if you’re exercising, chronic stress can have a huge impact on how you feel on a day to day basis, and it also affects how quickly you recover. No matter what, stress is going to take a toll on your overall well-being as well as your body’s ability to take on further challenges. Resulting in a longer recovery from your workout. If you’re looking for a way to take unwinding to the next level, go meditate next to one of Hamilton’s many waterfalls. We promise it won’t disappoint!
DRINK CHOCOLATE MILK
You read that right. Coach’s orders! The protein in chocolate milk will rev up your muscle recovery, and the chocolatey carbs can reduce the length of time it takes for the body to prepare for its next challenge. It’s science.
DRINK PLENTY OF H2O
The more water you drink, the better your recovery can be. When you exercise while dehydrated, it can cause a lot more damage to your muscles and reduce your body’s ability to repair itself. Reach for water before Gatorade to keep your hydration up and the calories down.
LEARN TO LOVE THE FOAM ROLLER
A lot of the soreness that you feel after working out is from when your muscles and fascia become knotted. Foam rolling can help remove those knots and prevent muscle imbalances from forming. Check out our video lesson on how to foam roll, and try it yourself the next time you’re in the Gyms in Hamilton. It’s not exactly known for being comfortable, but the results are worth it.
GO FOR A MASSAGE
Similar to foam rolling, you’re looking to release those knots after a workout. Massages help break up scar tissue and reduce stiffness that goes along with muscle repair. We highly recommend the team at Integrative Massage Therapies in Hamilton. They gave amazing massages to the runners at our 2018 Around the Bay After Party in the Gyms in Hamilton and the feedback was out of this world!
TAKE A COLD DIP
You’ve probably heard of athletes taking ice baths after a big meet to help repair muscles, but you can do it too! It doesn’t have to be ice, but it should be cold. Think of it this way – you know that happy feeling when it’s the middle of the summer and you have sweat beading down your body, and you jump into a nice, cool shower? Your muscles will feel as equally happy when you let them rest in a cold bath after a workout. Trust us!
Recovery is a critical part of any fitness-related goal. Whether you want to get stronger, faster, leaner, or better, you’ll need to incorporate each of these tips into your daily recovery plan. A workout program from a Momentum Fitness Coach will include the perfect balance of exercise and recovery, to make sure you achieve your fitness goals.
When you think about it, hiring a certified personal trainers in edmond oklahoma may be an intimidating process, especially if you are at an unfamiliar gym with confusing machines and people with perfect bodies. Over-thinking can deflate the resolve of even the most motivated workout enthusiast. It really doesn’t have to be that way. For one day, set aside your self-consciousness and think about the benefits of maintaining your long term fitness goals. Whether they include gaining more energy or improving your cardiovascular health, you can attain those goals with a personal trainers in edmond oklahoma. No one says you must go at a marathon pace. An athletic trainer can help you realize you’re potential.
The first things to consider are your reasons and goals for trying to find a personal trainer and for joining a gym. Do you want to tone your body, lose weight or simply conquer your fears of the machines and the hard bodies? Write down your goals so that your trainer can devise a personal training program for you. Start visualizing yourself in small increments of time and understand how you want to transform yourself over time. By writing down your goals, sharing them with your personal trainers in edmond oklahoma and then visualizing them together, you will be on your way to achieving that strong healthy body in no time.
The next item on the agenda is to wear comfortable, flattering clothing during the time you are with your trainer. If you dress slovenly, you will feel slovenly. Of course you don’t need to primp to go the gym, but do wear an outfit that makes you feel confident and secure with your body. Don’t forget to wear a comfortable pair of tennis shoes; you don’t want to cut your session with your certified personal trainers in edmond oklahoma short because your feet are hurting.
Now that you are mentally prepared, you are ready to walk through those gym doors. As you push them open, all your resolve may suddenly disappear. Have no fear though. Certified personal trainers in edmond oklahomas are there to help you. From tailoring a fitness routine aimed at helping you meet your fitness goals to teaching you how to use the equipment properly, trainers are there to inspire you by making your experience as comfortable as possible.
A gym is a great place to meet people with similar fitness goals. Working out with a certified personal trainers in edmond oklahoma tones your body, improves your posture and increases cardiovascular health. Don’t let your fears or misconceptions about going to the gym keep you from achieving your goals. Athletic trainers are skilled in motivating you to succeed.
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Obesity and the diseases associated with it have become an epidemic in the last several years. People need help in understanding how to choose healthier lifestyle options.
Regarding the matter of shedding pounds or building bulk, you’d most likely need to buy whey protein water drinks for meal replacement! All protein may not be made equivalent in terms of weight loss. Whey, or milk protein may offer individuals who need to thin down a slight edge over soy, another study shows.
Whey protein can be collected from the casein in milk or produced as a by-result of cheddar making. How is whey protein powder formed? The point when milk is left over and coagulates, it in the long run transforms into a 5% result of lactose in water, stacked with minerals. This remaining by-item, called whey, makes up 20% of the protein in drain, the other 80% is called casein. The fluid whey is divided from the casein and sent through channels to uproot all non-whey fixings. It is then refined in a procedure called “ion exchange”. The last step is the removal of water from the whey by transforming it into a whey protein powder at a drying tower. The whey protein powder is then prepared to be bundled and devoured.
Whey protein is viewed as a complete protein and holds each of the 9 fundamental amino acids and is low in lactose content. It is a mixture of Beta-lactoglobulin, alpha-lactalbumin, bovine serum egg whites, immunoglobins. There are three essential sorts of whey protein: whey protein concentrate (WPC), whey protein isolate (WPI), and whey protein hydrolysate. Whey protein concentrate holds low levels of fat and low levels of sugars (lactose). The rate of protein in WPC hinges on upon how concentrated it is. Lower end concentrates have a tendency to have 30% protein and higher wind up to 90%. Whey protein isolates are further prepared for the removal of all the fat and lactose. WPI is ordinarily no less than 90% protein. Whey protein hydrolysate is recognized to be the “predigested” manifestation of whey protein as it has as of recently experienced fractional hydrolysis – a methodology vital for the body to ingest protein.
Whey protein water drinks supplementation as well as safety activity can help enhance muscle protein combination and promote the development of lean tissue mass. Additionally, much better increases in quality are connected with whey isolate supplementation contrasted with casein. There are numerous profits connected with the utilization of whey protein, and scientists are continually discovering new conceivable remedial properties. Consistent with one study, distributed in Nutrition & Metabolism, individuals who took a specific whey fraction (high in leucine, bioactive peptides and milk calcium) lost essentially more body fat and demonstrated a much better protection of lean muscle contrasted with subjects expending the control beverage.
The best Whey protein water drinks are the Isalean water. Most protein in the Isalean Water hails from natural (undenatured) whey, which is suitable for building lean muscle and burning fat. Isalean Whey Protein is created to augment sustenance while minimizing calorie consumption. Isalean Whey protein water drinks hold lower lactose levels and more predominant amino acids. So what are you holding up for? Buy this whey protein to get fit!
For individuals who are planning to get astounding outcomes at home, even specialists prompt picking a whey item that is additionally low in calories and fat, for example, Isalean Whey protein water drinks. Doing so will make your life much healthier and you will feel as though you are living in paradise.
When the sun’s shining, and the weather’s warm, getting to the gym’s easy.
When it gets cold, dark and wet, this is where it can get challenging. All you want to do is get under a blanket, eat warm and comforting food, and watch a movie.
Here are 3 Ways to Help Keep You Working Out Consistently When it’s Cold and Dark Outside.
1. BUILD A BANGING NEW PLAYLIST
Sometimes when you want to get into the zone, the rights tunes will get you there. According to research, we often associate music with memories and the context within which we first heard the music.
If you know the kind of music that puts a spring in your step, using that music for a playlist will give you the ‘spring ‘, you need to get off the sofa and onto your next session.
But don’t go for music that is too fast: according to a 2010 study, songs with beats from 120-140bpm provide the maximum benefit for moderate exercisers. If you’re an iTunes fan, you can search for music by bpm.
2. GET NEW TRAINING KIT
According to a 2012 study, you associate the clothes you wear with the activities you do. You associate yourself even more with an activity when you wear the uniform, so by putting on your training duds you’re more inclined to walk the walk and get to your workouts.
This is confirmed by psychologist and personal trainer Battersea, who also suggests that when we see others wearing training gear we associate them as being more skilled in training.
By getting into the gear, you’re training your mind to think more like an athlete. The more you think like an athlete, the more inspired and likely you are to train like one. Also, who wants to waste a new outfit that makes you feel great?
3. SCHEDULE YOUR WORKOUTS IN YOUR DIARY…I MEAN ACTUALLY WRITE THEM IN THERE
Ever heard yourself saying ‘I’m too busy to train’. The best way to avoid life and inclement weather derailing your training regime is to mark it as an appointment in your diary.
Benjamin Franklin was 100% right in saying ‘If you fail to plan, you plan to fail’. By putting a regular appointment into your diary (not saying I’ll get to it later today – physically block the time out) you’re much more inclined to stick to the regime.
This action will turn into a habit, helping you entrench the behavior and reap the benefits of consistent training.
Top Tip: if at all possible, start early. With most schedules, you’ll have maximum control of your day at the start of it, so schedule your sessions in the morning to get the training in before the day goes sideways.
HOW OUR MEMBERS KEEP THEIR TRAINING CONSISTENT OVER THE WINTER MONTHS
Here at Fit to Last, our members train consistently three times a week in a small group. They tell us that signing up to our program helps them to keep working out consistently (even through the dark winter months) for the following reasons:
Accountability: knowing that my personal trainer is waiting to assist me is a big motivator. Also knowing my workout team members are expecting to see me at the sessions really helps too. I hate ver having to miss a session.
Convenience: I never have to book my workouts online before I can attend. My spot is always there for me.
Speed of change/value for money: before joining the program, I was struggling to get results working out at the gym and dieting on my own. Knowing that the time and money I invest is actually getting me results motivates me to keep going.
Outsourced thinking: one of the best things is that the thinking is done for me. The session planning, tracking and roadmap to my goals have all been planned out for me. All I need to do is show up and work as hard as I can.
A common approach to achieving fitness goals is to join a gym. But unless you already know what you’re doing, you’ll actually save yourself more time and money by working with a team of fitness professionals. Tally up the amount of time and money you may have wasted on a gym membership. Did you get results? Or like millions of other gym subscribers in the UK, did you go sporadically and struggle to see results?
It’s natural to feel a little blue over the winter months. We hope these tips will help you to keep your training consistent and be ready for when the ice breaks and spring returns.
Millions of people drinks Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss every day. They’re the ideal health food: delicious, convenient, portable, and (usually) highly nutritious. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle, or just improve your health, Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss can be an incredibly effective way to reach your goals.
A good Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss can help you:
– increase your energy levels – boost your metabolism to burn fat quickly (and safely) – increase your lean muscle mass – enhance your immune system – reduce/eliminate your appetite and food cravings – increase your heart health – lower cholesterol and blood pressure – promote healing and recovery
Unfortunately the tasty, often expensive, concoctions you get at your local “smoothie” shop probably aren’t your best options. The recipes used at these places are geared much more toward taste than nutrition. Simply put, they’re loaded with sugar — often 30 grams or more — and frequently have no more than 10 or 15 grams of protein. That nutritional profile is much closer to a milk shake than a Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss!
If you really want to enjoy all the great health and fitness benefits of a Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss, it’s best to make your own. You can control exactly what goes into it and “optimize” it for your own goals: less calories/fat for weight loss, more protein for muscle building, etc. But maybe the biggest benefit of making your own shakes is that you can load them up with ultra-healthy ingredients that you may not eat otherwise (eg. flax seeds, coconut oil, fresh/frozen berries, etc.)
Here’s my personal recipe for what I call “The Perfect Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss” — an extremely healthy, energy-boosting, muscle-building shake you can make in about 3 minutes. If you buy the ingredients in bulk like I do, the total cost-per-shake should be about a dollar. Not a bad price for something much healthier than your average fast-food meal and just as convenient…
(Note: The following recipe actually makes enough for about 2 medium-sized shakes… or 1 really big shake! Feel free to add more or less of each ingredient to suit your own tastes and needs.)
Put all of the following ingredients into a large, heavy-duty blender and blend until liquefied:
16 oz. Low-Fat, Organic Milk — A very tasty “base” for the shake with slow-digesting casein protein, calcium, and several vitamins/minerals. If you don’t drink milk you can substitute soy milk or filtered water.
2 – 3 Scoops Whey Protein Powder (Generally 30 – 50 grams of protein, depending on the brand) — If you haven’t already heard, whey protein is an incredibly healthy substance that isn’t just for bodybuilders. No other protein feeds your muscles or boosts your immune system like whey. Just about anyone can benefit from this amazing food! (Note: Try to avoid protein powders sweetened with the artificial-sweetener aspartame.)
1 Cup Frozen Berries — packed with fiber and antioxidants — with a very low glycaemic impact — berries are some of the healthiest foods you can eat. Unsweetened frozen berries can be purchased year-around and are a great substitute for ice in any Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss recipe.
1 Tbsp. Virgin Coconut Oil — a “good” saturated fat with a variety of health benefits that is full of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), a great source of energy.
1 Tbsp. Natural Peanut Butter — a great-tasting, highly filling nut butter with healthy mono- and polyunsaturated fats. Recent studies have shown that peanut butter is great for dieters because it reduces hunger and food cravings more than almost any other food.
1 Tbsp. Ground Flax Seeds — Flax seeds contain all-important omega-3 fatty acids, a vital component to good health. They also contain lignans (powerful antioxidants) as well as healthy dietary fiber. Many people prefer the nutty flavor of ground flax seeds over the “fishy” flavor of flax seed oil.
1 Medium Ripe Banana — A good source of potassium, fiber, and healthy carbs, a ripe banana is a great way to sweeten any Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss.
Optional sweeteners — If you want to sweeten this (or any) Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss, two good low-calorie sugar-alternatives are stevia and xylitol, both of which can usually be found in health food stores.
As you can probably tell, my “Perfect Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss” isn’t exactly low-calorie. In fact it has quite a bit of healthy fat and a decent amount of carbohydrates. But keep in mind that you don’t have to, and probably shouldn’t, drink the whole thing at once — unless your primary goal is to pack on muscle (in which case you might want to drink 2 or more a day!). What I like to do is make a blender-full in the morning, drink a glass for breakfast, take some with me to have as a “pick-me-up” in the afternoon, and then drink the rest at night.
Remember, there are literally thousands of ways to make a Protein shake with Milk or Water for Weight Loss. Find some recipes you really like and don’t be afraid to experiment. As long as you base it around whey protein, just about any shake you make should have plenty of health benefits!
Here we summarized the most important information about the protein water. We report the ingestion, effects and tolerability of Protein water in muscle building.
The protein water is a protein that is made from the milk. In a fresh milk, the protein water content, also known as protein water, is 20%. The remaining 20% of the milk consists of casein protein. The protein water is easily digestible and gets into the muscles very fast. The revenue is good before or after a workout. The casein protein takes longer to be digested and is therefore rather unsuitable for intensive training. The protein water has many important ingredients like amino acids or the well-known BCAA.
What are the differences in protein and how is Protein water actually produced?
The protein is extracted from the milk as described earlier. There are different methods of extraction. In the simpler method, we made a normal protein shake. This has more fat and carbohydrate content. The protein water is more elaborate and therefore more expensive. The protein is higher quality and contains less carbohydrates and fats.
Why does a protein water go into my diet?
With every good nutritional plan, protein water should be part of it. Proteins are important for muscle growth. After a hard workout, the muscle quickly needs proteins for the muscle to grow. Proteins water is easily digestible and quickly gets into the muscles. So you make sure that the muscles have enough protein. Of course, with your diet, you can already consume many proteins throughout the day. Foods with plenty of protein content are z. Poultry, fish, nuts, skimmed quark, egg white or beef.
How much protein do my muscles need per day?
A rule of thumb is that you should take about 1-2g of protein per kg of body weight while building muscle. This means that a 100kg heavy man per day should eat about 100-200g protein. Only by food it becomes difficult and expensive to reach the 1-2g protein per day. That’s why we recommend you take several Proteins water a day.
When should you take the protein water?
We often take 3 Protein water Shakes a day. One when getting up, one after training and one at bedtime. No, do not worry, Protein water does not make you fat as it contains almost no carbohydrates or fats.
Should I take Protein water on a diet?
With a diet, a protein water is very good. So that during the diet not too much muscle mass is lost, we recommend you as a supplement to incorporate a protein water in the diet plan. A protein water shake delivers between 25-30g of protein.
Is it bad if I combine creatine with a protein water?
No, many fitness athletes combine creatine and protein water after a hard workout. In addition, other supplements can be taken such as BCAA or glutamine. Creatine increases the performance during training and thus provides for a greater muscle stimulation. The protein water is the building block that strengthens the muscles and makes them grow.
How long can I take a protein water?
You can take a protein water or protein shake all year round. It would be the same if you ask how long can I eat chicken. We recommend that you always drink enough while taking Protein water. You can drink 2-4 liters of water per day. If you have taken too many shakes, the excess portion is simply flushed out with the urine and thus has no side effects. So remember, always drink enough!
Because of its rapid assimilation on the body, the protein water also has many effects and more or less fast.
Reduced muscle stress
The protein water protein reduces muscle stress as it directly affects a hormone that is: cortisol. (It’s a catabolizing hormone that destroys muscle mass.)
This is produced by the body during physical stress (sport) or during psychological stress.
A protein intake protein water slowed the production of cortisol because the large amount of tryptophan included in the protein water can improve the production of serotonin. This lowers the stress and the production of cortisol.
Protein water is therefore very reducing muscle stress.
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Protein water has the essential effects of allowing an increase in muscle mass.
Protein water is composed of BCAA, and its speed of assimilation is very fast. It arrives in less than 45 minutes in the intestine and is broadcast very quickly.
However, its effectiveness does not last more than two hours. That’s why it’s called a “fast protein”
The protein water then assimilates all its magic in the fact that it is purer than a conventional protein and especially that it assimilates more easily.
Since there is less loss with protein water than with a conventional protein, cellular volumization is more important.
Which leads to a quicker weight gain and no fat.
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The alliance with Creatine
The protein water protein and creatine are two supplements which perfectly blend in the case of a mass-making research.
Their combination is not dangerous. It is even recommended to take creatine with protein water for a quicker mass gain.
However taking these supplements is not done at the same time because each one to its specificity.
It is advisable to take protein water in the morning upon waking or just after training, and take the creatine in 3 shots per day, including one after training.
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