Ever feel like there are so many varieties and different types of Protein on the market to choose from you don’t know where to start, or when to take them? With the various and new types that have come out over the years it’s easy to see how the confusion can surface. Fortunately we have access to a great source we can get answers from, like Jim Stoppani PhD. However, not all of you have a Fitness and Nutrition Crystal Ball like Jim upstairs, so we bring his expertise to you. In this episode Jim makes it “Crystal” clear what types of Proteins to take Immediately following your Future Training Sessions.

Recommended Protein:

Gaspari Nutrition MyoFusion, 5 Lbs., Milk Chocolate
Optimum 100% Casein Protein, 4 Lbs., Chocolate Peanut Butter



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Were you a Lucky Charms kid or more of a Froot Loops fan? Regardless of which cereal filled your bowl while Saturday morning cartoons filled your brain, we’re willing to bet there are days when nothing sounds as good as a bowl of that long-lost favorite. To that we say: Serve it up. And guess what? Science agrees!


Researchers who recently published their study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition had 12 trained subjects engage in moderate-intensity cardio and then consume either 1 1/2 cups of Wheaties and 1 1/2 cups of fat-free milk or two 20-ounce sports drinks. They concluded that when test subjects ate the cereal and milk combination, they experienced better postworkout recovery and increased protein synthesis than when they had the sports drinks.

When you consider the macronutrients involved, it makes sense. Cereal and skim milk is simply a low-fat, protein-and-carb meal. The scientists found that this combination boosts postworkout recovery and protein synthesis, which is exactly why we always recommend eating after you train. We would, however, change a few things for our muscle-loving readers.

First off, Wheaties is a whole-wheat cereal, so it has too much slow-digesting fiber to properly goose insulin levels. Instead, substitute your favorite childhood sugary cereal to get the fast-digesting carbohydrates and boost insulin as high as you can. (After workouts, this anabolic hormone helps refill glycogen stores and drives amino acids into muscles, where they repair damage and grow new tissue.) Second, we suggest adding a scoop of whey protein to the milk, which will not only increase the amount of protein from 20 to 40-plus grams but also ensure that you get the right ratio of whey and casein proteins.

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