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singh91   , 24

from Hanover


The Importance of Protein Post Workout


‘Protein’ and ‘workout’ if used in the same sentence, most people start picturing the images of bodybuilders with protein shakes and mass gainers. However, protein is important for anyone who is playing sports, doing exercise, visiting gym or going fur runs.

In simple terms, protein is important for every person needs to maintain a healthy body because it helps repair any internal and external wear and tear. In addition, it also supports immune system and is responsible for the overall well-being of the human body. So, there is no harm if a person is taking protein supplements and lean mass gainer during rigorous exercise program or gym sessions.


Health and protein

Any person who is undergoing exercise routine needs more protein that someone who doesn’t because, during exercise, many muscles fibers are broken and torn. They need to be repaired by the body, and so protein is needed.

If we talk about from a dietary point of view, day to day protein is derived from eating food, like soy protein, nuts, beans, eggs, milk, cheese, yogurt, chicken, turkey, pork, seafood, and fish. If you are undergoing exercise sessions, your body may need extra supplement in the form of protein shakes, bars or powders.


Repair and grow

Protein is also used to increase the impact of exercise. During exercise, muscles break down, especially if you are following rigorous training sessions at gym. So, consuming protein shakes and additional supplements help body to recover. You can also increase food items containing protein in your diet.

Including protein in meal may affect hormones in the body. As a result, appetite can be suppressed which prolongs the sense of fullness and control appetite. Along with sufficient amount of carbohydrate, one can feel fuller for longer with a continuous energy supply for work, rest, and exercise.

Hope this quick guide will help you balance the protein intake. Eat right and stay healthy.