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The Case for Whey Protein Powder

There’s protein in beans, soy, and all sorts of vegetables, but there's a reason why chicken, eggs, and whey protein powder have been athletes' staples for so many years. When it comes to your body’s ability to digest, absorb, and leverage what you consume, all proteins are not created equal. You will never absorb 100% of the protein you eat, but some sources have been proven to be more effective than others.

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You’re Not as Keto as You Think

It seems like everyone and their brother is on the keto diet. It’s today’s diet of choice and appears to be one of the most popular conversation topics of 2018. Despite its prevalence, the ketogenic diet is often misunderstood. What a lot of people think of as ‘keto’ is actually just a low-carb diet, like Atkins. Before you decide to go keto, take some time to think about what you’re getting yourself into, and why.

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The Truth About Bulking

As the days get shorter and the temperature cools down, weightlifters everywhere are marking their calendars, for bulking season is upon us. But before you order that cheeseburger and upsize your fries, take a moment to learn the truth about bulking.

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Creative Ways to Use Protein Powder

As you may or may not have guessed, we’re pretty into protein powder here at Suppy. And, because we love it so much, we’ve scoured the internet to find some creative ways to use the stuff. Here are a few of our favourites ways to add taste and nutritional value to your diet, in no particular order. 

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How to Fight Your Hangover at the Gym

Everyone knows that alcohol isn’t the healthiest of beverage choices. But life is all about balance, and I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t indulge from time to time. While the impact that alcohol has on muscle protein synthetic is debated, it’s definitely not doing you any favours. And though a few beers may slow your fitness goals, it's the choices that accompany those drinks that are the real progress killers, like that burrito at 2 a.m. Don’t let last night’s decisions affect your progress. Instead, drink some water, hit the gym, and kick that hangover to the curb. 

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