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How much protein should I take post workout ?

Muscle protein synthesis (MPS) is stimulated by resistance training and protein intake. To stimulate MPS, it is important to consume the appropriate amount of protein following exercise. We give a good amount of options in our diet plan for same Eating too much will not improve muscle growth but may increase the accumulation of potentially […]

Eating before workout is important !

Eating before you work was not recommended earlier, but now it has been realized that it’s a must for muscle growth. Pre-workout helps prevent muscles from being torn down for fuel during training and kick-starts the muscle-growth processes sooner. You should consume some carbs rich food and a liquid such as black coffee before your […]

What is muscle protein synthesis

Muscle protein synthesis is a naturally occurring process in which protein is produced to repair muscle damage caused by intense exercise. It is an opposing force to muscle protein breakdown (MPB) in which protein is lost as a result of exercise. Both amino acids (AA) and resistance exercise (RE) can stimulate MPS. When combined, they […]

Is protein good in night time ?

Bodybuilders should consider eating protein in dinner to support recovery. Try to have food rich in casein protein, its amino acids are released at a slower rate than whey protein and that’s what we required in night time. Casein is still rich in leucine, which helps in more muscle protein synthesis. Milk is a good […]

What are Essential micronutrients for muscle gain

Following micro nutrients are important for body building – Magnesium: de-stressing mineral. After a rigorous workout, it’s also important to relax your muscles. It helps to prevents cramps. Vitamin C: Essential for formation of collagen, the foundation that bone mineralization is built on. Zinc: It helps in maintaining good immunity. When you have a good […]