Innovative Sports Nutrition Blog

Why should you start walking more.

Why should you start walking more.
Walking has so many surprising benefits, and we’re here to share just a few of those with you. It counteracts the effect of weight promoting genes. Walking can help curb sweet tooth cravings, and is proven to improve immune function while strengthening the heart.

Supplement timing: necessary or just a guideline?

Supplement timing: necessary or just a guideline?
Morning or night? Pre or post workout? Many have wondered, few have answered: when is the best time to take supplements? And is this time specified on the bottle necessary when taking supplements, or just a basic guideline to follow? I think timing when it comes to taking nutritional supplements all depends on the type of supplement. Although not much research has been released regarding this topic, basic knowledge of what the supplement is actually made to do helps when determining when you should take your supplements.

Does protein give you energy?

Does protein give you energy?
Protein is one of the most essential nutrients a human can receive. It is found in every cell of the human body. It can be gained through the consumption of animal products, such as meat and dairy, or plant products, such as nuts, seeds, or tofu. But what is the relationship between protein and energy? Does protein provide your body with a source of energy? Continue reading to learn more about this relationship between protein and energy.

Should you take a collagen supplement?

Should you take a collagen supplement?
Collagen has grown in popularity over the last few years. What is it exactly? It's a protein naturally found in our bodies. Is it worth taking? Do I really even need to take a collagen supplement? In this blog we talk about what collagen is, its benefits, and much more.

Making A Comeback Post Injury

Making A Comeback Post Injury
Getting injured is part of being an athlete. It's probably the worst part about it. However, your injury doesn't and shouldn't have to define you. What if it's an opportunity to be even better than before? In this blog, we discuss the trials and tribulations of making a comeback from a sports injury and offer tips on how to push past the pain.

What's the difference between Glutamine and BCAA Supplement?

What's the difference between Glutamine and BCAA Supplement?
What is the difference between BCAA supplement and Glutamine Supplement? After all, BCAAs are a blend of amino acids and Glutamine is an amino acid. Depending on the type of BCAA supplement, most are comprised of essential amino acids, while Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid. Read more to learn the difference.

Should Women Take Creatine?

Should Women Take Creatine?
Creatine is one of the most researched supplement in the fitness and supplement industry. It's often associated with men and bulking or men and increasing muscle mass. But what about creatine and its effects on women? Should women take creatine? Are the effects the same? We dive in deeper into the effects of creatine and women's health. 

What is Glutamine?

What is Glutamine?
Have you ever wondered what exactly glutamine is and why it is found in a supplement form? We’re going to dive deeper and learn more about this ve...

How Are Nutritional Supplements Regulated?

How Are Nutritional Supplements Regulated?
One of the biggest questions marks in the fitness nutrition industry is does the FDA regulate them? The answer in short is No. The supplement industry is a big gray area when it comes to regulations and standards. While rules and expectations may have improved over the years, there's still a lot of mystery. We explore deeper into why that is and how to choose the right supplements that do have testing and approval.

Should athletes take supplements?

Should athletes take supplements?
Should athletes take supplements? What are the benefits to athletes who take supplements? These are questions we address with the break down of different supplements vs. athletes and their goals.

Protecting Your Gut Health

Protecting Your Gut Health
If you have an unhealthy gut, you may struggle to show up and perform at your very best. So why is it important to protect your gut health? Your gut can affect almost every other part of your body. Taking digestive supplements or adding Power Greens to your daily intake may be an added benefit in aiding your digestive and gastrointestinal function. 

How to Choose the Best Joint Supplements

How to Choose the Best Joint Supplements
Exercise can put extra strain on your joints. That’s why it's common for athletes to take supplements to support the health of their joints. In tod...