What happens when you consume more protein than you need?

What happens when you consume more protein than you need?

What happens when you eat more protein than you need? Your body can’t store extra protein in the same way it can store extra carbohydrate (glycogen in muscle and liver) and fat (in fat cells). The fact we cannot store protein for later use is one of the reasons why we...
Building muscle and being a woman

Building muscle and being a woman

How fast do women build muscle? – Muscle is hard to build for anyone. This is especially true for women The prime reason for this is that women have a lower level of testosterone which is male sex hormone which drives increases in muscle mass via increased...
The menopause and exercise

The menopause and exercise

The menopause and exercise This is something that either has, is, or is going to happen to all of us (except Jonathon). It is a time when exercise is even more important for various reasons which will become clear. During the menopause (which is when women stop...
Menstrual cycle, diet and training

Menstrual cycle, diet and training

Menstrual cycle- should you make changes to diet and training? Does it significantly affect your mood, energy levels or cause you pain? if so, you may want to consider making adaptations to your diet and/or training. Training: First and foremost go with how you feel!...

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