A lot of you may feel sore and stiff muscles after your sessions. This is known as Delayed Onset of Muscle Soreness... AKA: DOMS!
At school, we all learn that protein is key for healthy bones, hair and nails. In fitness, the word protein is thrown around a lot and it can get confusing!
Why should you take protein? 💪🏼Protein shakes are a quick and easy source of protein 💪🏼 They are easily digested post-workout 💪🏼Protein shakes allow you to increase your protein intake without vastly increasing your carb/fat intake, great for weight loss! 💪🏼 Our own elite: Protein is naturally low in carbs, fat and sugars making it the perfect choice
Here are the ‘fitness’ facts: ✅Proteins are made up of amino acids; there are 9 essential amino acids that the body cannot make and therefore need to be consumed ✅ When exercising your muscle tissue is broken down resulting in micro-tears, protein is used to build repair these tears ✅ Resulting in reduced muscles soreness and increased muscles growth (with exercise) ✅Protein also helps keep you fuller for longer (win-win)
The more you exercise, the more protein you need. Simple!