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Protein For Recovery?

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Protein For Recovery? (Introduction)

Most sports drinks, fruit juices, and sodas contain carbohydrates as their almost exclusive source of calories.

Some coaches and nutritionists advocate adding protein to recovery drinks, generally to speed glycogen replacement.

Is the addition of protein to sports drinks helpful in promoting recovery? Should you use a sports drink with protein?

You’ll find details of the science underlying the answers to these questions in this article.

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