When the word “protein” is mentioned, what do you think of? You might think of some traditional foods such as beef, chicken, black beans or salmon. All of those foods are great for your body and should be a regular part of your diet.
As great those protein foods are, most of the times they are not readily available to you after a workout. And, after a workout is exactly when you need protein in your body. That is why one of the best ways to finish off your workout is with a Protein Shake.
Why a protein shake after a workout? What does it do for you? Here are a few different reasons:
It allows you to rehydrate your body. Whey (used in protein shakes) is a fast-acting protein and gets the necessary protein in you quickly as most people are able to digest it easily.
It gives you fuel for your body.
Having a post-workout Protein Shake does all the above because it