Post workout supplements are perhaps the most crucial for aiding recovery and muscle growth. After a challenge workout, marathon or fitness-related activity, your body is crying out for those hard-earned macro and micro nutrients it deserves.
You can replenish muscle glycogen stores by consuming easy to digest high GI carbohydrate foods, sports drinks or juices. Research is also suggesting that combining protein with carbohydrates in the post-exercise meal may increase glycogen synthesis.
For everyday exercisers, water is the best beverage to consume before, during and after exercise. Endurance athletes and others training at high levels may benefit from the addition of carbohydrate and electrolyte containing beverages during and post-exercise to maintain optimal levels of hydration.
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