Are recovery drinks important after exercise?
I've read about "recovery drinks" like chocolate milk after exercise. Is there any truth that chocolate milk is beneficial post-workout, or is just water sufficient?
Asked By: Meg - 7/31/2012
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To get the best results from your training, ensure that your post-workout drink or meal is up to par. After your workout, your body is most receptive to using amino acids to repair muscle tissue, while using carbohydrates to restore muscle glycogen... More
Answered By: Laura - 7/31/2012
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The milk would help because of the protein it contains... If you want a lower calorie recovery drink buy some protein powder and mix with water...
Answered By: Christian Ingalls (Moondoggy) - 7/31/2012
Anything with protein is good if you want to prevent sore muscles and get your energy back quicker. You should drink water after you exercise, too.
Answered By: HorseLover - 7/31/2012
Whole Milk is great as the carbs will spike your insulin levels allowing greater protein absorption. The calcium and vitamin D can help boost testosterone levels, as well as increasing bone strength. Milk is wonderful post-workout... More
Answered By: Tony - 7/31/2012
Of course. After a workout , you need a drink that restors the nutrients lost in your muscles/body during a workout. Chocolate Milk might be an alternative but a better choice would be Gatorade Recovery drink or any type of protein shake you could find in a convenience store. Water quenches thirst but doesn't have any... More
Answered By: ayoub11368 - 7/31/2012
You are suppose to wait half a hour after working out to take anything after half a hour has passed you can drink mussels shake Gatorade sells them. They taste nasty at times but they get the job done and they do help
Answered By: Bryan - 7/31/2012
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