In our series on soy protein, we covered topics including its effects on testosterone, health benefits, and body composition. Here we'll go over our findings and make a final recommendation on whether or not soy protein is worth taking.
Tag: body composition
Diets rich in protein increase thermogenesis, spare muscle protein, and improve glycemic control. Consuming protein before or after exercise also increases protein synthesis1. Put together, these benefits have the potential to improve body composition. Let's take a look at whether or not soy protein has a role to play in increasing muscle mass and decreasing body fat.
In this series, we've learned creatine definitely increases strength and muscle mass. It accomplishes both by increasing the availability of ATP in muscle tissue, allowing you to workout at a higher intensity. This leads to both strength and size gains. If creatine increases workout intensity and promotes increases in muscle mass, it should also work to decrease body fat.
BCAAs and Body Composition One of the many claims associated with BCAA supplementat…