I get a lot of questions about protein drinks.

People especially want to know what they can drink fast after a workout. In my most recent video I share some of my answers, and they may not be what you were expecting!

In the video above:

  1. I share several little-known secrets about the nutrients we need to eat after an intense workout.
  2. I reveal my honest opinion about protein drinks and meal supplements.
  3. And I give you the recipe for the smoothie I’ve been drinking lately.

And, I give all of this info in less than five minutes! Click play above to watch.

And, here’s a little extra information:

Current research reports that it’s most beneficial to eat the following soon after an intense workout:

  • 1.2 grams of carbohydrates per kilogram of body weight, and
  • 20-40 grams of protein


The drink I made in the video contains the following nutrition information:

(Made with low-fat goat milk)

Calories: 245

Carbs: 49g

Protein: 8g

Fat: 3g


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Ivy, J., & Ferguson-Stegall, L. (2014). Nutrient Timing. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 8(4), 246-259.