Post-Workout Protein Intake
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In this video, biPro USA Vice President Polly Olson talks about why the first 30 to 45 minutes after a workout is an important time to get protein back into the body. After a workout, the muscles are stressed and searching for proteins and amino acids to repair themselves. Whey protein is a great source for this because it is absorbed and metabolized quickly. Olson also mentions that taking in protein can help the body not be as sore post workout because the proteins will speed up the repair of the muscle.