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Please advise if it's better to workout after drinking a protein shake?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Better 2 supplement-: Some during, and the rest in about an hour following the workout. During the workout use water 2 keep hydrated, not protein shakes.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Should i drink a protein shake after workout? Or is it better to before?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Either!!: I don't think there is any specific scientific reason to take it before or afterwards. Personally i will have it afterwards. Lets see if any other physician has any recommendations about this matter. I would like to be educated on it as well.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Please advise if it's better to workout after drinking a protein shake?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Better 2 supplement-: Some during, and the rest in about an hour following the workout. During the workout use water 2 keep hydrated, not protein shakes.

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