Cold Baths are KILLING Your Gains! (New Research)

A quick video for this beautiful Fast Fitness Video Friday, I wanna touch on a new study looking at a popular trend. Cold-water immersion, like cold water baths. Professional athletes are largely the reason cold water immersion has become so popular. They use it for recovery, supposedly. But this video isn’t on immersion-based recovery, we’ll […]

WHEY vs CASEIN

Whey versus Casein! The battle of the dairy protein supplements. Arguably the two best-selling protein supplements on the market, it’s finally time to pit them in a fight for the ages! But… if you were expecting some sort of brutal and intense showdown, I’m afraid you’ll be… disappointed. Let’s take a closer look at our […]

Can TOO MUCH Protein Make You FAT?

Can eating too much protein actually be a bad thing? Some of you might already know how much I love preaching protein, both in my videos and all across social media. Side note, you should totally follow me on Instagram for more protein goodness at picturefit. Normally, I prescribe that, for healthy individuals, 1.6 grams […]

Beta Alanine Explained in 60 Seconds – Better Than Your Typical Supplement?

Is beta-alanine just another thing that supplement companies are trying to jam down your throats? Or are there actual benefits? Beta-alanine is an amino acid, and alongside histidine, are the two substrates that makes up the peptide carnosine. During exercise, carnosine acts as a hydrogen ion buffering agent. Since hydrogen ions are released during physical […]

What is the BEST VEGAN Protein Powder?

I talk about protein a lot around here, and I feel that I haven’t yet justifiably cover protein discussion for my wonderful folks that aren’t as privy to animal consumption. For the sake of helping as many people as I can, it’s only right that I do my best to provide objective information on plant-based […]

Whey Protein Concentrate vs Isolate | Which Protein Shake is Best?

The preaching of protein, that’s pretty much what PictureFit has been all about for a few years now. And no doubt you’ll always have me touting protein’s importance for virtually all types of fitness goals. If you wanna get stronger, build muscle, or even burn fat, having more protein is almost always a good idea. […]

Glutamine Supplements Explained in 60 Seconds – Should You Take It?

Should you be supplementing with Glutamine? Glutamine is actually an amino acid that your body can create and is by far the most abundant amino acid found in your body, especially in your skeletal muscle (90%) . But even with such high amounts in the body, glutamine is still considered a “conditionally” essential amino acids, […]

Can You Have TOO MUCH Protein?

My love for… protein… is no secret. It is the chief macronutrient emphasized when planning a new fitness goal. General protein guideline is to get roughly 0.8 grams of protein per KILOgram of bodyweight, an amount currently debated within the nutrition industry. Some suggestions have placed the minimum closer 1 to 1.2 grams per kilogram. […]

How Much Protein Can Your Body Absorb Per Meal?

How much protein can you absorb in one sitting? One of the ongoing claims in the fitness industry is that your body can only absorb a limited amount of protein at a time. The most popular of all is that you can only absorb 30 grams per meal. Now, before we go any further, let’s […]

Ketone Supplements – Do They WORK?

With the rise of the ketogenic diet in today’s health and fitness climate, it’s no surprise that a means to further monetize the trend has quickly sprouted. And in this world of fitness, not many other popular monetization exists outside of supplements. In just the past few years, we have seen a substantial marketing surge […]