Much better than Gatorade after a workout

by | Jun 1, 2011 | Exercise, Fitness & Rehab | 0 comments

Another Key to Building Muscle: Drink a Protein-Rich Shake After Exercise

New research shows that drinking a protein-rich shake after exercise helps your body lay down new muscle tissue. You want a drink that contains about 20 grams of protein.

A sports drink’s  most significant ingredient, other than water, is sugar.  For a lengthy endurance event, pike a marathon, that might be useful during the event. But afterwards, down a protein-rich shake to give your body the building blocks to form new muscle after your workout.

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