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Video: What Makes a Good Recovery Meal?

After a hard workout, do you really have time to meticulously study nutrition labels, looking for the perfect ratio of carbohydrate, fat and protein?

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After a hard workout, do you really have time to meticulously study nutrition labels, looking for the perfect ratio of carbohydrate, fat and protein?

Allen Lim, noted sports scientist and founder of Skratch Labs, gives an example of how he approaches recovery meals just based off what he already has in his kitchen. It could give you some ideas for your next post-workout meal.

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