Shaking Up Your Diet Plan

Shaking Up Your Diet Plan If you're one of the millions of people who've made a resolution to lose weight and get in shape, a study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism offers supplemental advice. Researchers compared the thermogenic effects of protein shakes versus bars in both active and inactive male subjects between the ages of 19 to 28.

Energy expenditure was measured before and every 30 minutes after a meal for a total of 210 minutes. As you might expect, the guys who actively lifted weights, played sports and ran had a significantly higher resting metabolic rate when compared to couch potatoes. Shakes increased thermogenesis more than protein bars, but only in weight trained subjects.

True Strength Moment: There's a reason why weight lifters have been drinking protein shakes for decades. The amino acid support helps reverse the breakdown that occurs during training and trigger a rebuilding process that results in bigger, stronger muscles. If you get a little thermogenic support in the bargain, consider it a bonus.
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Jan 07, 2014
that since it sometimes takes me 6 hours to get hurngy I should consider the small meal solution. My list of allowed foods excludes most of the suggestions here. Like you, I'm concerned that most of these folks are trying to lose weight. I lost 20 pounds over the past two years that I didn't want to lose. For you majority, what took off about half of it was a nutritionist putting me on supplements to stimulate mitochondria, the trash emptiers found in each of our cells. It seems the trash was my body mass you might try it. For you, my fellow sufferer, focus on high calorie foods for your little meals. I use full fat goat milk and yogurt made with whole cow's milk. I put almond oil with the lo-cal meals. Am just trying this small meal thing out will let you know how it goes.