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The Postworkout Snack

Fitastic April 4, 2013

Post workout meals must include two things: fast-digesting protein and fast-digesting carbs.  The former powers its way to your muscles to aid in the process of building them up, and the latter boosts insulin levels to help that protein get into muscle cells.

We recommend whey protein after training because it digests quickly and is speedily sent to muscle cells.  However, we’ve added soy protein when consumed, shows less muscle damage after working out than those who consume whey. In short, soy’s antioxidants appear to improve recovery post workout.

 

Berry Good Post workout Drink

1 scoop whey protein

½ scoop soy protein

2 cups water

¾ cup raspberries

¾ cup blueberries

Add the powders and berries in a blender. Blend and enjoy.

Nutrition facts may very depending on type protein.

272 calories, 35g protein, 33g carbs, 2g fats


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