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01-21-2013, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Stickchecked View Post
That's what I live by, too. But I read the 4 Hour Body and he decided to test this theory by implanting a blood sensor and measuring when nutrients got to his bloodstream. What he found was that it took much longer than expected, enough so to argue for taking your protein shake right before working out, that way the protein was in the bloodstream right when your body needed it. I still take my protein shake after working out, but it's something to think about.
I read that too, but it's just not practical to ingest protein before or during a workout. I tried drinking a Whey protein shake before hockey and I felt like I was going to hurl the whole time.

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