A 37-year-old member asked:
How many grams of protein should i take after an intense workout?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Protein: It's a good idea, because it helps your muscles recover and grow.
Your muscles don’t care if the protein comes from a hard-boiled egg, glass of chocolate milk, or whey protein shake.
Whatever you choose, more isn’t better. You need only 10-20 grams of protein for your muscles.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2015
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