is a great bodybuilder's drink. Milk is a slow digestible protein
and contains vital nutrients for your body's growth and recovery.
In addition, milk contains high levels of calcium which are beneficial
for your bones and can prevent osteoroposis. Milk supplements
contain high doses of quality protein and are an easy way to get
your milk protein intake. Milk contains 80% casein and 20% whey
and casein is the protein which is absorbed in your body slowly
and is an ideal prior bedtime meal. During sleep, your body enters
in a catabolic mode due to the fact that it won't have food for
several hours and milk is a highly recommended drink before you
go to sleep. Nowadays, you have good supplements made from milk
like the Muscle Milk supplement from CytoSport. If you're asking
yourself "is muscle milk good for building muscle?",
this is what you need to know.
of Muscle Milk supplement are:
(1) High amounts
(2) Different flavors for taste
(3) Helps promote lean muscle mass
(4) Fat burning efficiency
(5) Fast exercise recovery
supplement contains a complex ratio of proteins, amino acids,
peptides conceived to duplicate the astounding benefits of mother's
milk resulting in rapid tissue development and repair. Muscle
Milk is also great at energy production since it contains special
fats that can be easily utilized to provide energy for your workouts,
boost your fat metabolism and enhance protein synthesis and the
retention of minerals in your body.
You can be
creative with your Muscle Milk supplement eg you can put some
in your skim milk or low fat milk and mix them together to finally
put it in your oatmeal or you can just drink it alone just like
a milk shake. If you are lactose intolerant, you can use soy milk
instead. Another alternative is to create a protein shake with
Muscle Milk and get a nice Muscle Milk drink. Just add water to
your Muscle Milk supplement, add your favorite protein powder
such as whey and put it in a blender.
You have 2
types of CytoSport Muscle Milk supplement:
Muscle Milk(Original Muscle Milk)
Contains more fat, more sodium and less protein. With two scoops(75
g serving), you can get 32 grams of protein.
Muscle Milk Light
fewer than Original Muscle Milk). Contains less fat, less sodium
and more protein. With two scoops(50 g serving), you can get 25
grams of protein. So with 75 g serving, this gives you 25/50 *
75 = 37.5 grams of protein.
But both Muscle
Milk supplements offer same great taste.
Muscle Milk supplements come in many flavors like banana creme,
blueberries 'n creme, chocolate banana crunch, chocolate caramel
pecan, chocolate caramel, chocolate malt, chocolate milk, chocolate
mint chip, cinnamon bun, cookies & creme, creme brulee, dark
chocolate, dulce de leche, horchata, mocha joe, orange creme,
peach mango, peanut butter chocolate, pina colada, rocky road,
root beer float, strawberry banana, strawberry milkshake and vanilla
creme amongst others.
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