Experts are always arguing about what and when to eat after intense exercise. One thing is clear: your body needs replenishment when you've just expended almost all the energy you have and ridiculously torn down those muscles. The question is what and when.
I got this excerpt from an article by Ryan Andrews from PrecisionNutrition.com that I believe sums it up nicely.
Post-workout nutrition requires two things:
I hope that simplifies why our bodies need replenishment after some types of exercise, what kinds of replenishment we need, and how quickly we need it.
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