It is said to take your Post-Workout within 2 hours after your workout, we believe 30 minutes max after your workout. The Sooner after your Workout the Better! The Last Rep, Pound Your Post-Workout Drink right then!
- Less muscle
ability to build muscle
ability to utilize body fat
benefits seem to work for virtually everyone, regardless of gender or age.
workout and post-workout nutrition so important?
When we work
out intensely, we damage tissues at the microlevel, and we use up our body's fuel.
This is what
ultimately makes us stronger, leaner, fitter, and more muscular, but in the
short term it requires serious repair.
rebuilding always occurs through the breakdown of old, damaged proteins (aka
protein breakdown) and the construction of new ones (aka protein synthesis),
which is a process known collectively as protein turnover.
protein synthesis is increased slightly (or unchanged) after resistance
workouts, while protein breakdown increases dramatically. We’re doing a lot
more breaking-down than building-up, this is why a Post-Workout Drink helps so
relationship between these two parameters (rate of muscle protein synthesis and
muscle protein breakdown) represents your metabolic basis for muscle growth.
hypertrophy occurs when a positive protein balance can be established during
recovery, so in other words when we make sure we have enough raw materials
available for protein synthesis to occur, so that it does not lag behind
especially difficult with endurance athletes as protein synthesis drops and
protein breakdown goes up.
that this trend can be reversed, specifically, protein synthesis is stimulated,
and protein breakdown is suppressed when you consume the right type of
nutrients after exercise.
not the only concern, however. During exercise sessions, stored carbohydrates
can be substantially depleted as well.
the post-workout period, we require protein and carbohydrates.
materials we give our body through the consumption of food & supplements before,
during and post-workout periods are critical to creating the metabolic
environment our bodies desire.
When to take
your Post-Workout Powder: Many refer to
this workout and post-workout phenomenon as “the window of opportunity”.
window, your muscles are primed to accept nutrients that can stimulate muscle
repair, muscle growth, and muscle strength.
opens immediately after your workout and starts to close quickly. Research
suggests that while protein synthesis persists for at least 48 hours after
exercise, it’s most important to get post-workout nutrition immediately, and
within 30 minutes afterward.
If you feed
your body properly while this window is open, you’ll get the benefits you
If you don’t
provide adequate post-exercise nutrition fast enough, even if you delay by
only a couple of hours, you decrease muscle glycogen storage and protein
As soon as
you drop that last dumbbell or whatever your sporting event, you should be consuming some post-workout nutrition. Workout Hard, then take your Post-Workout
Powder Immediately after.
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