Ingredients to llook for in a post-workout supplement.

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    Ingredients to llook for in a post-workout supplement.


    I"m currently taking BCAA, citruline malate and creatine for pre-workout, and for post-workout, I drink a whey protein shake.

    What other ingredients should I look for in a post-workout supplement, and what is a good dosage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AirMC
    I"m currently taking BCAA, citruline malate and creatine for pre-workout, and for post-workout, I drink a whey protein shake.

    What other ingredients should I look for in a post-workout supplement, and what is a good dosage?
    Whole foods. Maybe some glutamine 5g, though you will find debate on that.
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    Protein/Leucine/BCAAs + Beta-alanine.

    You can take LCLT postworkout too, though I prefer it preworkout.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Protein/Leucine/BCAAs + Beta-alanine.

    You can take LCLT postworkout too, though I prefer it preworkout.
    I have never heard beta-alanine to be a poWO supp, but after reading this I looked it up and found that the increased insulin release with poWO carbs halves the time it takes for a user to experience benefits from beta-alanine supplementation. It makes sense, I just never put two and two together I guess. I'll have to switch up my preWO 4g's to 3g's pre and 3g's post.

    Thanks for sparking that mini bit of research.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69
    Protein/Leucine/BCAAs + Beta-alanine.

    You can take LCLT postworkout too, though I prefer it preworkout.
    Dosage of BA post? 3.2g?
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Dosage of BA post? 3.2g?
    I like splitting mine up.
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    BA, COP and LCLT would be my additions.
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    put your creatine in your postW shake, add BA
    that should be more than enough
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Whole foods. Maybe some glutamine 5g, though you will find debate on that.
    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Protein/Leucine/BCAAs + Beta-alanine.

    You can take LCLT postworkout too, though I prefer it preworkout.
    both great suggestions. you can also add dextrose into your shake if your diet allows for the carbs. that or just go with whole foods post workout
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