Protein is the building block of muscle mass. But today’s health aficionados may be conflicted when it comes to maintaing a healthy body using supplements. While enthusiastic about muscle building and good nutrition, they are also somewhat constrained by the economic considerations of these times. How can one maintain a good health and exercise regimen while remaining cost conscious? Well, folks will be happy to learn that the best protein powders need not be expensive.
Of course, there are many protein supplements from which to choose. Protein powders are found in casein protein, egg protein, rice protein, soy protein and whey protein to name a few. More and more discerning body builders are gravitating to whey protein powders, isolates and concentrates because they are finding them to be both effective and economical. Concentrates contain some fat while isolates are processed to remove fat and are more than 90% protein by weight. A cursory tour of websites reveal that protein powders are cheap-relatively speaking- when compared to some other nutritional supplements. One can find protein powder available in five pound containers( 2268g) for about $45. That’s less than a dollar per serving! Many websites offer free shipping which makes it even more affordable. So protein powders are cheap enough to be included in anyone’s workout regimen (and budget).
This is certainly good news. Because of time considerations in peoples hectic schedules, there is a need to get effectively back into action as soon as possible after a training session. Protein powders can replenish the body after a workout , restore lost nutrients and enhance muscle growth. To be able to contribute so much to the training cycle for so litttle per serving is indeed remarkable. Its no wonder that protein powders are gaining in popularity and are so readily available and inexpensively priced.
Guest Post by Brent McQuary
Brent is an avid fitness junkie who spends most of his time in the gym or at the supplement store. He currently works at CanadaWhey, which is a wholesale supplement store in Canada, providing some of the best tasting whey protein powders.