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Would You Eat Crickets? Cricket Flour Might Just Be The New Protein Powder

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, Nutrition 101, Protein, Protein Powder, Supp It UP

What if we told you there was a buzzworthy new protein source that offered more nutritional perks than beef, chicken, and dairy, without the destructive environmental impact or allergy issues? There is. Start embracing cricket.

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Eat As Much Protein As You Want — You Won’t Gain Weight [Study]

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, Nutrition 101, Nutrition Science, Study

What if I told you that you could eat as much as you wanted and you wouldn’t gain any weight? As long as you’re chugging protein, that might very well be the case.

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[Study] Looking To Amp Up Muscle Recovery & Growth? Guzzle A Protein Shake Before Bed

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Featured Article, Nutrition Science, Protein, Protein Powder, Study, Supp It UP

Cozy up under the covers with a massive, frosty protein shake. Research shows that it boosts muscle protein synthesis by up to 22%, a major component in recovery.

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[Review] The Protein Powder Buyer’s Guide — 150 Popular Protein Powders Shaken Up And Graded

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013 in Featured Article, Protein, Protein Powder, Supp It UP, Supplement Rankings, Supplement Reviews

We sifted through the shelves — 150 protein powders deep, including whey, slow-release, and plant — ranked the prospects, and pulled out the best bangs for your buck.

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[The Gym Bag, #3] Is Walking A Viable Alternative To Running; Post-Workout Protein Drink Options

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Burn It UP, Interval Training, Misc., Protein, Protein Powder, Running, Supp It UP, The Gym Bag

In week 3 of The Gym Bag Q&A we address the differences between walking and running on weight-loss/performance, Naked Juice & Muscle Milk, and the best on-the-go protein shakes to chug after an intense workout.

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[Report] 20% Of Protein Powder Products, Incl. Shakeology & Optimum Nutrition, Mislabeled And/Or Contaminated

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Protein, Protein Powder, Reports, Supp It UP

Recent tests from revealed that 20% of protein powder products — including big brands like Optimum Nutrition, Dymatize, and Shakeology — were mislabeled and/or contaminated. One product even had 68% less protein than listed. Get the full list of offenders here.

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[The Gym Bag, #2] Can You Microwave Protein, What’s The Best Oatmeal To Eat?

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Diet It UP, Misc., Protein, Protein Powder, Supp It UP, The Gym Bag

In week 2 of The Gym Bag we address if it’s okay to microwave protein powder, Quaker Oats, and how to upgrade your oatmeal sophistication factor. The Gym Bag is Lean It UP’s weekly reader Q&A.

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[Study] Rice Protein Has Identical Benefits To Whey, MASSIVE Ground-Breaking Study Proves

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Protein, Protein Powder, Study, Supp It UP

Move over whey – findings from a new GROUNDBREAKING double-blind study revealed that plant-based rice protein has identical benefits and produces identical results to that of its dairy-based counterpart, whey. This one’s massive, especially for vegans.

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[Recipes] Winter Mint Chocolate Protein Shake

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Diet It UP, Recipes, Smoothies & Shakes

For anyone who craves refreshing, invigorating, cool mint chocolate without the calories, fat, or sugar, the Winter Mint Chocolate Protein Shake is an unbelievably delicious, guilt-free indulgence. With over 25 grams of HQ protein and under 10 grams of sugar, it’s an extremely lean way to transform boring whey protein into a creamy, decadent milkshake in a snap.

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Muscle Milk Or Metal Milk — What’s Really Inside The Bottle?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, News, Protein, Supp It UP, Supplement Reviews

Muscle Milk is one of the most instantly recognizable protein drinks on the market, but is it a healthy option? Get the full details here on what’s really inside the bottle and if claims about heavy metal content hold any weight.

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