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How can I recover my strength after intense exercise?

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Dr. Judy Orton
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In brief: Recovery nutrition

If you mean how you can recover more quickly while minimizing delayed onset muscle soreness, eat or drink within 15-30 min post exercise.
Carbs to protein in a 4:1 ratio is best. Suggestions include fruit smoothies, pb&j, sandwich, chocolate milk or hot chocolate (great in cold weather). If you'll be eating a regular meal in that time frame, that will work too.

In brief: Recovery nutrition

If you mean how you can recover more quickly while minimizing delayed onset muscle soreness, eat or drink within 15-30 min post exercise.
Carbs to protein in a 4:1 ratio is best. Suggestions include fruit smoothies, pb&j, sandwich, chocolate milk or hot chocolate (great in cold weather). If you'll be eating a regular meal in that time frame, that will work too.
Dr. Judy Orton
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In brief: Strength

Rest, hydration, good diet and soaks in warm water and epsom salts for muscle and joint pain.

In brief: Strength

Rest, hydration, good diet and soaks in warm water and epsom salts for muscle and joint pain.
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