Too Much Protein? No Whey!
Whey protein is quite popular among gym goers and fitness enthusiasts; and for good reason. It is one of the best studied supplements that has numerous evidence-based benefits. Whey contains all the amino acids present in proteins, which are essential for making new proteins in the body which are responsible for numerous body functions including muscle growth, healthy skin, stronger bones, etc. Here are some of the most notable whey protein benefits.
- Enhanced muscle function and decreased muscle recovery time
Using high quality whey protein boosts muscle protein synthesis and therefore increases muscle function and hastens muscle recovery time. Whey protein is rapidly absorbed by your body, making it easier for your muscles to regenerate, therefore hastening the healing process. You know how you walk out of the gym with 99 problems because that’s how many muscles are sore? Whey protein makes sure that those muscles heal faster. I guess it’s because proteins are made up of amigo-acids.
- Weight loss
If exercising was as easy as eating, it would be way easier to lose weight. Fortunately, whey protein can make the weight loss process easier and more successful. It reduces your appetite and makes you feel satiated for longer thus reducing cravings, decreasing calorie intake, and promoting the loss of body fat. Whey is not just about gains, you lose some too.
- Increased muscle mass
When you combine high intensity muscles with high quality whey protein intake, your body receives amino acids which are essential for increased muscle growth. It also increases the release of hormones like insulin which are essential for muscle growth, hastens the healing process, and makes your muscles grow and become toned within a shorter period. The key is to remember that there are no gains without consistency. Before you know it, your gains will have everyone screaming “Muscle tov!”
Both men and women can acquire all the benefits of whey proteins based on what they want to get from their routine workouts. From building muscles, to toning, to weight loss and weight management; whey protein and consistently exercising ensure that you see your desired results. If I had a favourite movie, it would definitely be called “Fifty Shades of Whey”.