The Protein Life

When it’s 3 pm and your hunger pangs hit, the sensible and healthy choices you have made all morning can go out of the window as you start imagining all of the things you might fancy to eat. It’s super handy to have a mental list of a few go-to high protein snacks to ensure… View Article
We all love protein, which is why it’s in our name. Eating a diet rich in high protein foods can provide us with many benefits. These benefits include helping to keep our bodies functioning on a daily basis, stabilizing our blood sugar levels and providing us with essential amino acids. But can you get enough… View Article
Now I can’t speak on behalf of every bodybuilder out there. Everyone is different and will have different diets, training plans, and ideas on how to achieve their goals. I’ve been competing for a few years now and every year gets more intense and I get more focused as I get closer to my BHAG… View Article
I found these Primo Chicken Roasties Protein Snacks on sale at Woolworths the other day for $2 (normally $3) and thought I’d give them a try. I’m always dubious about anything labelled as a Protein Snack – usually for two reasons; 1. They’re always too damn small!!! It’s like they’re made for kids. 2. They’re usually filled with… View Article
The Keto Diet seems to be having its day, with many people turning opting to live a Keto lifestyle. It’s similar to a lot of the other diets out there at the moment e.g. The Paleo Diet, in the sense that it is a diet to be stuck to long term, not a quick fad… View Article
Studies show the best time to have protein for muscle gain is within 1 hour of finishing your workout to assist in the rebuilding of damaged muscle fibres. Muscle growth doesn’t necessarily happen at the same time as protein intake, but over the 24-48 hrs following resistance training. If you’re new to weightlifting or working out you’re… View Article
Like many people, I have, at times struggled with my body, how to feel my best and also how to get in great shape and feel as confident as I wanted. About 8 years ago, I was working as a Personal Trainer, at the same time as I was running my own cafe in Darlinghurst,… View Article
Whey protein is probably the most well known type of protein on the market and it’s therefore no surprise that is has been around for years. ‘Whey’ is the bi-product that is derived when making cheese and was accidentally discovered years ago when someone noticed that whey and curds separated naturally from goat’s milk. Most… View Article
You’re home from work, and you’re starving, so how do you make something that is really satisfying? And how do you stay full until the morning? We all know there is nothing worse than going to bed hungry. Protein is a great addition to all meals to leave you feeling full and satisfied. But when… View Article
For me, lunch is probably the least favourite of my three meals a day (of course I have snacks too) probably because it requires a lot of pre-thought effort and preparation the night/weekend before. I don’t always have time to pre-make lunch and I do tend to find it hard to find healthy shop bought… View Article
When we hear about protein powders, the most commons forms we might be aware of are Whey Protein and Soy protein. On the rise, and one of the newer proteins on the market, here we take a look at Pea Protein. What is pea protein? Pea protein is a vegetarian protein that is extracted from… View Article