Nutrition Tip #10
After your workout, you should consume between 40-100 grams of simple carbohydrates, depending upon your goals, to refuel muscle glycogen levels and to help stimulate muscle growth by creating an insulin spike that will cause the muscles to grow. Simple carbohydrates are digested faster than complex carbohydrates, which will reach your system within the proper time frame come post-workout to help maximize recovery.
Nutrition Tip #11
Eggs have the highest biological value of any other protein source at 94%, which means the body absorbs 94% of the nutrients in the egg, including its protein.
Nutrition Tip #12
Including some saturated fat in your diet can enhance your testosterone levels, which may in turn increase muscle mass. Don’t shy away from fatty meats, the yolk in eggs, cheeses, etc.
Nutrition Tip #13
Want a great post-workout snack while in a rush? Grab a plain bagel with jelly. It’s great for restocking glycogen stores after an intense weight training session. This will deliver about 60 grams of carbs.
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