Monthly Archives: July 2013

Recovery Drinks

Recovery after exercise such as running, walking or cycling involves a number of different physiological processes.  In the short term (3 to 4 hours) rehydration is the number one priority, so we need water and some electrolytes.  The second priority, the replacement of glycogen fuel stores, requires carbohydrate.  But what about protein? 

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