5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Using a Thermogenic Protein

Protein supplementation is evolving with the changing fitness landscape. What started as a simple whey protein concentrate has become so much more, splitting off into isolate, peptides, casein, and so much more. It should come as no surprise that protein has now taken the next step by combining the ideologies of muscle building with fat loss. Thermogenic protein is the latest supplement trend that is sweeping the industry. Let’s review the top 5 reasons why you need to start using a thermogenic protein to help you reach your goals.

protein, shake, thermogenic

  1. Support Energy Levels

 

Thermogenic compounds are those ingredients that have been proven to promote fat loss. Whether it’s through boosting the body’s metabolic response or directly impacting stored fat, thermogenic ingredients are going to help you win the war against body fat. An added side bonus with many thermogenic compounds is more energy. An example would be caffeine. Caffeine has been shown to boost the metabolic response but it’s also a famous energy amplifier.

 

  1. Boost Fat Loss

 

As mentioned above, thermogenics are those ingredients that support fat burning. If your goal is weight loss or you want to get more muscle definition, thermogenics can help you achieve that lean look. When you use a thermogenic protein, you’re supporting your weight loss in two ways. First, whey protein has been shown to play a positive role in achieving a healthy weight. Second, thermogenic compounds directly promote fat burning, allowing you to achieve your goal weight.

 

  1. Protect Current Levels of Muscle

 

Sure, it’s important to build new muscle mass but it’s just as important to protect your current levels of muscle from breakdown. Certain extreme diets and over training are two ways in which you can put your muscle mass at risk for degradation. Using a thermogenic protein allows you to protect your muscle mass via the release of amino acids.

 

  1. Promote Muscle Gains

 

Speaking of building muscle mass, that’s exactly what you can do when you combine a quality thermogenic protein with a structured lifting program. Amino acids are the building blocks of muscle tissue. When you tear down muscle during resistance training, the amino acids from the thermogenic protein will help to rebuild the tissue. The result is bigger and stronger muscles along with less fat thanks to the fat burning ingredients.

muscle, protein, shake

  1. Achieve Two Goals at Once

 

People often argue about whether it’s possible to build muscle while burning fat. For the average gym goer, it is absolutely possible. While a diet and training program are the foundation of any ideal physique, supplements like thermogenic protein are there to support you. The beauty of thermogenic protein is that it promotes BOTH muscle building and fat burning. Here are the top ingredients to look for in a quality thermogenic protein:

 

  • Bitter Orange Extract
  • Capsicum
  • Theobromine
  • Green Tea Extract
  • L-Carnitine

 

Tell Us What You Think!

 

Have you used a thermogenic protein?

What were your results?

Let us know in the comments below!

 

 

 

 

Blomstrand E, Eliasson J, Karlsson HK, Köhnke R. Branched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exercise. J Nutr. 2006 Jan;136(1 Suppl):269S-73S.

 

Tsutsumi R, Tsutsumi YM. Peptides and proteins in whey and their benefits for human health. Austin J Nutri Food Sci 2014;1(1): 1002.

 

Brandsch C, Eder K. Effect of L-carnitine on weight loss and body composition of rats fed a hypocaloric diet. Ann Nutr Metab. 2002;46(5):205-10.

 

MU Eteng, HA Ibekwe, UI Umoh, PE Ebong, IB Umoh, EU Eyong. Theobromine rich cocoa powder induces weight loss and changes in lipid profile of obese wistar rats. Discovery and Innovation Vol. 18 (3) 2006: pp. 191-196.

 

Venables MC, Hulston CJ, Cox HR, Jeukendrup AE. Green tea extract ingestion, fat oxidation, and glucose tolerance in healthy humans. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Mar;87(3):778-84.

 

Stohs SJ, Preuss HG, Shara M. A review of the human clinical studies involving Citrus aurantium (bitter orange) extract and its primary protoalkaloid p-synephrine. Int J Med Sci. 2012;9(7):527-38. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

 

Lejeune MP, Kovacs EM, Westerterp-Plantenga MS. Effect of capsaicin on substrate oxidation and weight maintenance after modest body-weight loss in human subjects. Br J Nutr. 2003 Sep;90(3):651-59.

All Things on Kutting Weight, Straight to Your Inbox

Recent Article

Burn Fat Fast: Starting a Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few years, there’s no doubt that you’ve seen the word keto plastered all over magazines, websites, and supplements.  Short for ketogenic, this diet craze is sweeping over the nation and with...

Rhabdo: The Muscle Destroyer You've Never Heard About

Turn on any fitness infomercial or flip open any health magazine and you’ll notice a common trend: high intensity exercise. The days of the slow-moving treadmill are long gone and high intensity exercise is here to stay. Backed by scientific...

Women & Weight Lifting: 5 Ways Lifting Weights Can Help with Fat Loss

When it comes to weight loss, the LAST thing that women think about is going near the dumbbells and barbells. Traditional strength training programs that use iron clad resistance have long been associated with bodybuilders, power lifters, and all things muscle-related....

Exercise in the Morning for Better Weight Loss? Science Says...

When you think about the ideal training time, you can’t help but picture that washed-up boxer who wakes up before the sun rises. He drinks his shake and he hits the pavement, despite the temperature showing below freezing. The morning...

Here’s How to Use Eccentric Training to Increase Weight Loss Results

How are your weight loss goals coming along? Did you reach your goal weight before beach season started? Or are you still on your way to success? It may be Summer but make no mistake about it: people are still...

4 Weight Loss Exercises that Will Never Die (And Why You Should Use Them)

Pick up any issue of a popular health and fitness magazine and I guarantee that you’re going to see an exercise featured that is guaranteed to blast away fat and build muscle. Funny thing is that the following month, they...

3 Fitness Clothing Trends that Actually Work

Every year, the fitness industry rolls out the newest set of exercise clothes. Some boost performance, others help with weight loss… or so they say. There’s a reason that you rarely see the same exercise clothing trends around two years...

3 Diet Trends that Won’t Help You Lose Weight, Be Healthier

The rise and fall of trends in the fitness industry is like the passing of the seasons. Each year, some new diet or fad explodes all over the news and social media promising big results in a short amount of...

Targeting Belly Fat: Is It Possible? Here’s What Science Says

We all have that one spot that we want to lose a little more from. Sometimes it’s belly fat. Other times, it’s love handles. If only there was a way to zoom in and focus on fat loss in that...

Does Sweating More While Working Out Mean You Had a Better Workout?

We’ve all been there: Stepping out of the gym or exercise class covered from head to toe in sweat. We walk back to our cars feeling great. For many of us, that walk back to the car seems a lot...

Fight Back Against the Flu with the Sauna Suit

The flu is an illness so annoying that it strikes in the winter then makes another surprise visit to many during the summer. For children and the elderly, the flu isn’t just a week with the sniffles, it can be...

Cure a Hangover with the Sauna Suit

You had a rough week at work and so you decide to follow-up with a wild night to forget the memos and e-mail task lists. Maybe you have one too many and wake up the following morning holding on to...

Featured IN
30 DAY MONEYBACK GUARANTEE & FREE SHIPPING ON ALL US ORDERS!
best live chat