Post Workout: The Holy Grail of Performance Nutrition? – Functional Fitness on the Bluffs

Post Workout: The Holy Grail of Performance Nutrition? – Functional Fitness on the Bluffs

Article from Functional Fitness on the Bluffs (ffotb.com)

By Logan Gelbrich

Break out the shakers. It’s that prized “window,” as they call it. You’ve just finished working out and you’ve got T-minus forty minutes until you must eat or watch your fitness be completely erased. Right?

Maybe.

It seems that nutrient timing is it’s own field of study in the world of sports nutrition, yet this concept of post workout nutrition still seems to be as up in the air as the rest of the theories in the world of nutrition. Nonetheless, a common understanding is that there is a window of opportunity that last thirty minutes to an hour after training, where cells are open and in desperate need of fuel to replenish the toll of training.

ENTER: Powdered nutrition, shakers, and recovery shakes.

Yet, other subject matter experts claim there may be a growth hormone stimulus to be taken advantage of by ignoring the post workout window.

Click the link below to read more about the differing post workout nutrition strategies…

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