Workout Nutrition

Workout Nutrition

Three sets of barbell plates.

What Is Progressive Overload & Why Does It Matter?

There are many reasons why people may want to include progressive overload into their lifting routine, but many choose to implement it when they experience a plateau. If you’ve been diligently working out and sticking to a prescribed lifting regimen performing the same movements and weight, but just can’t seem to bump up in numbers,… read more

The Potential Benefits of Beta-Alanine Supplementation For Cyclists

Whether you’re an avid cyclist looking for a way to level up your performance or a professional one chasing a competitive edge, beta-alanine supplementation has shown a promising role in muscle endurance for high-intensity activities. Learn more about this amino acid and how it may support your training goals. What is Beta-Alanine? Beta-alanine is a… read more

Is Fat Loss A Goal? Try The NEAT Method

Level up your physical goals with Proven 4! If you have a goal weight or a specific body fat percentage you want to reach, there’s a good chance you’ve adjusted your diet and training program. But beyond the broccoli and chicken dinners and leaving a little bit of your soul on the mat after every… read more

Practicing Stress Management For Improved Fitness

Not seeing results in your workouts? Perhaps it’s related to stress! Training hard and working out has as much of an aesthetic appeal as a mental and emotional one — people want to look good, while benefiting their mental health. And while exercising is just one avenue to combat stress, it’s vital to reduce stress… read more

The Dreaded Foot Cramp

Are foot cramps keeping you from your best night’s sleep? If you’ve ever had a foot cramp that wakes you from your peaceful slumber, you know how alarming and painful they can be. The tightening or knotting seems to come from nowhere, and can last anywhere from a few seconds to minutes.  Proven4 supports athletes… read more

Why Aren’t Supplements Regulated By The FDA Like Drugs Are?

Review the call for supplement regulations and why it’s vital to know what’s in your sports supplements!   The dietary supplement industry remains steady and continues to grow in revenue every year, largely as a result of the fact that just about any product can go to market without being verified and tested for purity,… read more

How Does A Sports Supplement Become NSF Certified For Sport®?

Learn more about the process and how to identify an NSF Certified For Sport® product!   The sports supplement industry is an ever-revolving door — one product in and another out — where new supplements are introduced at an alarming rate, with no signs of slowing. In such a fast-paced industry, it’s difficult for consumers… read more

Staying Active Through Breast Cancer Recovery

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Explore how staying active is vital to your recovery!   Breast cancer is a disease that most women are acutely aware of, as it affects roughly 12% of women in the US. It’s a disease that we see plastered all over the media and are constantly reminded of.   … read more

The Benefits Of Niacin In Your Proven4 Products

Niacin a supplement providing athletes and fitness enthusiasts natural energy to fuel their training!   Proven4 sport supplement products carry a wide assortment of vitamins and minerals so you can get the most out of your training! Both our pregame formula and energy formula contain niacin to help you combat fatigue and promote mental and… read more

Recognizing Red Flags As A Clean Sport Athlete (Part Two)

Using banned substances effects your health and reputation as an athlete which is why it’s vital to know all the red flags!   The conversation about doping and using banned substances as an athlete is vast and a relevant one to discuss. In part one, we began the dialogue by scrutinizing the role an athlete… read more

Recognizing Red Flags As A Clean Sport Athlete (Part Three)

Once you recognize the red flags of sports products with potentially banned substances, you can better protect your health and reputation as an athlete.   In part two, we began our exploration into the red flags that can come up as we navigate sports products that support our athletic endeavors.    At Proven4, all of… read more

Recognizing Red Flags As A Clean Sport Athlete (Part One)

Athletes often want the upper hand in their sport, but it’s important to stay aware of the substances they take.    Both semi-professional and professional athletes encounter strict rules on doping and many are subject to anti-doping rules which makes it imperative that they stay cognizant and ahead of any red flags when it comes… read more