Articles on Protein Powder

A person in the gym working out with Transparent Labs Protein Powder in the foreground
By Tyler Sellers 7 months ago
Transparent Labs Grass-Fed Whey Protein Review (2023)
Increasing protein intake may help boost lean muscle mass, weight loss, and injury recovery. The amount deemed sufficient for most healthy individuals is set at 0.8 grams per kilogram, according to the Recommended Dietary Allowance. While this is often achievable through food, many people find it challenging to reach the recommended amounts through their regular diet and consider supplementing... Read more >
A scoop of protein powder being spread around
By Tyler Sellers 7 months ago
1UP Nutrition Review (2023) Read This Before You Buy
I recently found out that 1UP Nutrition offers a protein supplement, and the online reviews I researched were mixed. While many say it lives up to its promise, some critics say it doesn't taste great and hasn't delivered the expected results. As usual, I wanted to give you an objective and unbiased 1UP Nutrition review. To do this, I spent several weeks researching all the ingredients and their... Read more >
A woman drinking protein powder in the kitchen
By Tyler Sellers 7 months ago
12 Best Tasting Protein Powders (2023 Review) Tried & Tested
Over the past eleven years of my practice as a fitness trainer, I have provided many clients with recommendations on supplements and meal plans based on nutritional needs. However, it is also important for clients that their supplements taste good. While many protein powders can meet our requirements, finding one that tastes good may be challenging. I spent eight weeks testing the products and... Read more >
A person scooping a tiny amount of protein powder
By Tyler Sellers 7 months ago
Does Protein Powder Contain Steroids? (The Answer)
Scandals in the fitness industry and a lack of sports nutrition knowledge often lead to misinformation. As someone who’s trained clients for over a decade, I hear all the fitness gossip. Recently, I heard a rumor that whey protein powder contains steroids. So, I spent a week digging up information and reviewing various news articles, and, just like with most rumors in the fitness sphere,... Read more >
Future Kind logo with a woman in the background holding protein powder
By Michael Garrico 8 months ago
Future Kind Protein Powder Review (2023 Updated)
One of the biggest changes I have seen as a personal trainer in the supplement industry is that the number and quality of vegan dietary supplements have significantly improved. And one protein powder my dietitian highlighted recently comes from Future Kind. Her initial research was extremely positive for the protein content and quality, so we decided to run a test with some of my clients. And... Read more >
Woman flexing her muscles
By Tracy Thompson 10 months ago
10 Best Protein Powders for Women (2023 Update)
Making sure that my clients have the right amount and type of protein shakes is an important part of my job as a fitness coach. And that’s particularly important for female clients as the amount per serving is very different from what men need. To find the best options available, we teamed up with a dietitian and 14 clients to do our research and create a comprehensive list of the best protein... Read more >
Performing inclined dumbbell workout with supplement product overlay
By Michael Garrico 11 months ago
Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Pre Workout Review (2023)
Optimum Nutrition is one of the leading sports and dietary supplement companies, and our team at Total Shape regularly uses many of its products. But when it comes to pre-workout supplements, we’re a lot more careful with what we recommend. We had heard a few clients mention mixed results with the Gold Standard pre-workout, so we decided to test it out with our team and 11 clients. I also... Read more >
A woman scooping powder
By Connor Sellers 1 year ago
7 Best Protein Powders For Beginners (2023 Updated)
Protein is king when your goal is to build muscle, which is why you need to use a high-quality supplement from the very start of your fitness journey. I took some time to talk to my clients and fellow gym-goers about their pain points when they were starting out in the gym and I learned that choosing the right protein powder was very difficult because there were so many options and so little... Read more >
Your best guide to the best protein powder
By Donald Christman 1 year ago
10 Best Protein Powders For Men (2023 Upd.) 3 Month Research
As a personal trainer I'm always surprised how many people end up with poor quality protein powder supplements. There are just too many protein powders that are laced with sugars and additives, resulting in your protein intake having a bad impact on your diet. So, our team got together with ten clients and our dietitian to research and test over 40 different milk and plant-based protein... Read more >
Holding Orgain Organic Protein Powder
By Connor Sellers 1 year ago
Orgain Organic Protein Powder Review (2023 Upd.) Is It Good?
I've spent a lot of time reading the ingredients lists of protein powders trying to find the cleanest and most effective on the market. It's surprising how much filler, sugar, and unnatural ingredients are chucked into a product ultimately aimed at helping you get into your best possible shape. I wanted to try a protein powder that was a little healthier, a little more organic, and a little more... Read more >
Your best guide to sugar free protein
By Isaac Robertson 1 year ago
Best Sugar-Free Protein Powders (2023): According to Experts
Whether you follow a low-carb or low-calorie diet but want extra protein, or you want to cut your sugar intake, a sugar-free protein powder will suit your needs. With tons of options on the market, it can be confusing which one to pick. So, to help you choose the best sugar-free protein powders for your health or fitness goals, we've teamed up with vegan registered dietitians, reviewed tons of... Read more >
10 Best Low Sodium Protein Powders
By Michael Garrico 1 year ago
10 Best Low Sodium Protein Powders (2023 Upd.) Buyer’s Guide
There are many low sodium protein powder options on the market, and most people have difficulty deciding which one is the best. I decided to research and compare the leading protein powder brands to determine which will provide my fitness clients and me with the most protein while avoiding excessive sodium. This review will feature the top ten low-sodium protein powders based on my analysis and... Read more >
Best Stevia-Free Protein Powders
By Tyler Sellers 1 year ago
7 Best Stevia-Free Protein Powders (2023 Updated)
Although stevia is considered a natural sweetener, some people experience minor side effects while others are repulsed by its bitter taste. Luckily, there are plenty of stevia-free protein powders out there, but choosing the best one can be a little confusing. To help you choose a premium stevia-free protein powder that meets your needs, I teamed up with a nutritionist, chose the best options,... Read more >
Best Protein Powders to Build Muscle
By Isaac Robertson 1 year ago
The Best Protein Powder for Muscle Gain
Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
There are more protein supplements than any other kind of dietary product, but the problem with most of them is that they don’t have the right quality. And in quite a few cases, we’ve found that they are full of sugar and don’t mix easily. I’m sure you’ve experienced those crappy protein powders that taste awful and end up in a clumpy mess. To help you avoid those types of products,... Read more >
Best Cheap Whey Protein Powders
By Isaac Robertson 2 years ago
The Best Budget Whey Protein Powders
Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
Looking to bulk up and get ripped? You’ll need to ensure you’re getting enough protein in your diet, or else you won’t be making significant gains anytime soon. That’s where whey protein isolate comes in to help you build muscle fast and get the most from your workouts. If you’re looking for a brand that won't leave a hole in your budget, we’ve teamed up with experts and personal... Read more >
Your guide as to when you can drink your protein powder
By Isaac Robertson 2 years ago
When Is the Best Time To Drink a Protein Shake for Optimal Effect?
Athletes will always plan their protein intake to a post-workout timing, which is certainly one of the most crucial times. But most of my clients are very surprised to hear that there are other great times to start taking whey protein powders to boost health and fitness results. But before you just randomly pick different times of the day, let me show you the information we got from a... Read more >