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Post-Workout Shake/Breakfast

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but in the bodybuilding world the period immediately after training is just as crucial. After your weights session, your body needs two main nutrients, proteins and carbohydrates and fast. The protein is required by muscle tissue that has been broken down during your workout. The carbs act as a shuttle for the protein. Fast-digesting carbs cause a spike in insulin, which ferries amino acids into muscle cells. Insulin also refills stores of glycogen or stored carbohydrates, helping to ready your body for its next session at the gym. The post-workout window is the one time of the day when you can make friends with sugary carbs and still benefit.

Preparation: 5 minutes

Serves: 1

Energy: 487 calories

Ingredients:

– 1 cup water

– 2 scoops whey protein powder

– 1 cup low fat milk

– 1 ½ cups frosted flakes cereal

Method:

1)      Place all the ingredients in a blender and mix until combined.

Frosted Flakes Cereal

Don’t feel guilty including this in the shake. Your body needs fast-digesting carbs post-workout, to boost insulin level, jump starting recover and topping up glycogen levels.

Whey Protein Powder

Whey is the go to protein for post-workout shakes because it digests quickly, rushing to muscle tissues to begin repair and promote growth.

Low Fat Milk

Milk makes a mice, creamy blend in shakes, and milk has also been shown to rehydrate the body after workouts more effectively than water. Furthermore, research indicates casein, which makes up 80% of milk’s protein content, improves muscle gains when taken post-workout with whey.

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Author: veefitness

A qualified REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Also a qualified Level 1 football and cricket coach.

2 thoughts on “Post-Workout Shake/Breakfast

  1. Hi friends, its wonderful post on the topic of educationand completely defined, keep it up all the time.

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