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Carbs Need Not Apply


Carbs Need Not Apply

The post-workout feeding window used to be the one safe time when you can scarf down carbs and feel good about it. However, carbs might be off the post-workout menu as well, says research presented by the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Scientists from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland put three groups of subjects through an exercise regimen. The first group was given carbs after the workout, the next group consumed carbs and whey protein, and the third group was give just whey protein. (All formulas contained the same amount of calories, and the subjects had similar diets and training regimens.) After 12 weeks, all groups experienced similar increases in strength, but the whey-only group added the most muscle and lost the most body fat. Additionally, the whey-only group lost the most abdominal fat.

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