Supplements should always be considered just that: supplements to a healthy, balanced diet. But if you’re looking for additional tools that can aid in recovery, muscle-building, and overall healthy functioning, supplements can help.


Protein shakes can be beneficial when used as a post-workout nutrition boost, as a meal replacement during bulking, or in a pinch when you don’t have time for a meal. When shopping for protein shakes, choose faster-digesting protein post-workout options like a hydrolyzed isolate or a whey isolate. These options are lactose-free and can be good options for those who are adversely affected by lactose. If you are bulking, a whey blend might be more beneficial and will have several ...

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