People and Protein

We all know a healthy lifestyle is not just a trend or fad.

Protein has been the staple for gym enthusiasts, runners, riders, climbers and anyone in between for many years.

It is the building blocks for muscle development and growth. People who undertake regular exercise are aware of the benefits of consuming protein before, during and after.

What is protein?

Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body. They are one of the building blocks of body tissue and can also serve as a fuel source. As a fuel, proteins provide as much energy density as carbohydrates.

Why take protein?

Yes, it is essential that the serious gym bod not only keeps up a high level of protein intake but continues to take protein on Rest Days; SCI-MX recommends around 1.8 – 2g protein per kilogram of body mass. … Protein shakes on rest days can offer specific recovery support.

How much protein do you need?

0.8 grams per kilogram (0.36 grams per pound) of body weight per day is recommended. However if you are trying to build muscle, loose weight or put your body back together 1.5g x your body weight is ideal!

When to take protein?

Immediately after a workout: When training, the most important time to take protein is straight after your workout. Your muscles will then soak up the nutrition for muscle recovery and growth

Who needs more protein?

Everyone needs more protein. Protein is a building block of the body and therefore everyone requires it. It is important that growing children get sufficient amounts of protein in their diets, as well as ageing adults, as they will help you build muscle which especially in older adults gets lost faster.

What protein does boostball use?

We only use the Crème de la crème of protein, which is 80 Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC). Whey concentrate contains about five more grams of fat and carbs than whey isolate, and with these few extra grams come beneficial nutrients like conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs). “CLAs, which are found in meat and dairy, are healthy fats that can help to decrease body fat”.