30 Jun '15, 2am

STUDY: A dose of protein before bedtime builds muscle.

Contrary to popular myth and wishful thinking, you can't build muscle just by eating a lot of protein. It is clear, though, that the combination of resistance training and protein is a powerful stimulus for muscle growth. And studies in recent years have shown that the most effective way to trigger muscle growth is to spread your protein intake throughout the day, in several doses of about 20 to 25 grams. Taking in more than that at once doesn't seem to produce any further benefits. (Unfortunately, while most of us get plenty of protein, we tend to get most of it in one big lump at dinner.) If you really want to spread your protein intake out, one option is to take a dose right before bed so that you'll have an elevated rate of muscle protein synthesis overnight. Or will you? Your body shifts into dormant mode while you're asleep, so it's not immediately obvious that takin...

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