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The number of sets you do increases what we call the total volume of work being done. The more volume of work you do, the stronger signal your body gets that it needs to grow. If you do only one set, you aren't giving your body a very strong signal to grow. If the set is heavier than last time (even if you push it to failure), you give a slightly stronger ...


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I used to hear the same from my parents and grandparents when I was around your age. "That powder stuff can't be good for you", "it's gonna make you fat", "it's like doping, stop taking it", "you're gonna get kidney stones"...you get the point. I think it's important that you don't just come to a site like this and blindly follow the answers we give you ...


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Nothing to worry about, it's just milk protein. Many baby food formulas contain whey and casein protein. Read about "whey protein" in wiki. There is just lots of misinformation about supplements in general. They key to proper recovery and muscle growth is to have enough daily protein intake, regardless of the source - about 2 grams per kg of body weight (...


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Protein powders are not different than "natural" high protein foods such as cottage cheese, poultry, eggs, etc in terms of "being natural". It's sort of real food with other ingredients removed so you'll be able to consume a lot of protein without consuming other organic compounds. In addition, I actually read about a few researches which state that high ...



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