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High doses of rice protein have been shown as effective as whey but what about a lower dose? The results from this published double-blind study add to the growing clinical evidence supporting the effectiveness of plant protein powders for building and maintaining muscle mass.
The third clinical trial comparing plant vs animal protein was completed with a group of professional UFC/MMA (mixed martial arts) athletes. Rice protein was found to be as effective as whey for maintaining muscle mass while undergoing high volume and intensity training for six weeks.
There are all sorts of ideas and myths surrounding plant-based diets and low testosterone, but can veganism really affect male testosterone (T) levels? Let’s find out.
Plant protein powders like rice and pea protein do have BCAAs and a comparable amount to that of whey protein. Read on to learn more about what BCAAs are and how they can benefit active lifestyles especially if you're vegan.
Despite many negative perceptions to plant-based proteins, for the first time ever, a clinical study showed that supplementing with rice protein was as effective as whey protein for building muscle mass and increasing strength and power.
Whether you use dairy or plant-based protein, we all know that healthy doses of the stuff is vital to exercise recovery and performance. Yet it’s hard to know the best way to incorporate protein supplements into our workouts, whether you're an elite athlete or average exercise enthusiast. We’ll cover what your body needs before, during and after an intense workout, and how you can get it from plant-based protein supplements, like rice and pea protein.
Exercise can cause damage to muscles. This damage contributes to the soreness during the following days. One way to mitigate muscle damage and soreness is to eat sufficient dietary protein within the day and especially right after said workout. A new study investigated whether having isolated EAAs (essential amino acids) in supplement form instead of whole protein would confer the same benefits.
How vegan professional volleyball player, Russ Marchewka stays fit despite a busy life around work, family and other life stressors.
Personal Trainer, Laura Hall talks briefly about why protein is important and how much you need even when you aren't trying to build muscle.