Protein For Fitness

Protein can be such an important part of your life especially more so when you are keeping fit and doing lots of training in the gym or at home.

 Protein helps Repair, Maintain, Grow. It is especially important to consume after a workout as during the exercise you are effectively breaking your muscles down. …It’s also important to mix this protein with carbohydrates as your body finds it easier to absorb the protein and turn it into more muscle mass. 

 

~Benefits Of Protein~ 

 

Help Manage Your Weight by Filling You Up

Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels

Improve Your Mood

Promote Healthy Brain Function and Learning

Help Maintain Strong Bones

Protect Heart Health

Slow Aging and Promote Longevity

 

Lets Talk about types of Protein and the times to take them and what the benefits are from these ones…..

 

Casein- Before bed-  slows-digestion Between meals-  Decrees protein catabolism

Whey- First thing in morning- High in BCAAs Immediately preworkout- Fast digestion  Immediately postworkout- increases protein synthesis 

Cow’s Milk- Before bed-   { benifits of casein and whey (as shown above) Between meals}

Goat’s Milk- First thing in morning- Relatively fast digestion  Immediately preworkout-Tolerated by those with allergy to cow’s milk  Immediately postworkout

Soy- First thing in morning-Rich in glutamine and arginine Immediately preworkout-Fast digestion   Immediately postworkout-Antioxidant effects Multiple health benefits

Egg- First thing in morning- Fast digestion Immediately preworkout- High in sulfur – containing aminos Immediately postworkout-

Hemp- Before bed- Rich in BCAAs and argin EFAs  Between meals- High in fibre

       Foods which are high in Protein….

Eggs / Almonds / Chicken Breast / Oats / Cottage Cheese / Greek Yogurt / Milk / Broccoli / Lean Beef / Tuna / Quinoa / Lentils / Pumpkin Seeds / Peanuts /    

 

 

 

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