Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Protein/Carbohydrate Recovery Shake

Working in the entertainment industry, you probably workout just to keep fit and toned or you want to tone up more. Here is a great tip for a shake/smoothie to drink BEFORE your workout and why it can help you to build muscle.

A protein and carbohydrate recovery shake should be the cornerstone of your muscle building program. Drinking a shake consisting of protein and carbohydrates before your workout sets the stage for optimal muscle growth and nutrient usage. Research from several Universities shows that this power nutrition combination puts the breaks on excess muscle breakdown, jacks up protein synthesis, rapidly refills muscle energy stores, increases blood flow to your muscles, up regulates creatine transport, and improves your body’s ability to process and use carbohydrates for hours following your workout.

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