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The Second best Perfect Post Workout Drink Drink has all the nutrients the body needs to replenish itself post-workoutProtein helps the muscles recover and calories replace those burnedExperts: Milk is as good - if not better - than expensive protein shakes. Forget the protein shakes, chocolate milk may be the best thing to drink after you workout.Scientists have found that the beverage has all the nutrients that your body needs to replenish itself from exercising.The protein helps the muscles recover and the calories replace those burned when you are on the treadmill.Researchers said that chocolate milk, so long as it...

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What is a Recovery Run? A true recovery day should not be hard in the slightest. You should be training at a pace that you are barely breathing hard and could maintain a short conversation. Despite how good you feel when running easy, you should not push the pace on a recovery day; otherwise you are defeating the purpose of the workout. How fast should a recovery run be? Typically the pace should be around 50-60% of your max and your heart rate should be low. You should be able to maintain a conversation and your efforts should be controlled and generally feel easy. ...

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