Okay, so this is a follow-up to Friday's post regarding a pre-workout food/meal/drink to maintain muscle mass and strength. I think I found a solution.
Running is catabolic and it constantly tears down muscles, so I go to the gym at 5:30AM to strength train and stretch to prevent injuries. Strength training also tears down muscle - it's when the muscle rebuilds that it gets stronger. All this tearing down - I knew my cracker and coffee pre-workout meal was not adequate ...
change was imminent!
My research led me to whey and soy. Not just one or the other, but both - they should be consumed together about 10-15grams of each.
I thought about the chocolate milk for the whey protein, and I even tried itI Then, I wound up in the bathroom, in pain, suffering!
Chocolate Milk is OUT!
So, after lots of research and way-overthinking this, I purchased Energy First ProEnergy Whey Powder and a NuGo Organic Energy Bar.
|Energy First ProEnergy|
As for my soy source, I bought some NuGo bars. I wasn't crazy about the 190calories, but I was really happy about the organic soy, which will provide me with the 10grams of soy protein I wanted.
|NuGo Organic Soy|
So, 30minutes before my morning NYSports Club workout routine, I am going to sit down and eat my
|Get it Right Muffet -|
It's Soy & Whey!
TRAIN SMART TODAY!