The perks: Breakfast for dinner? Uhhh…yes. Plain egg whites just get too boring, forcing you to ditch your high-protein meal for a Krispy Kreme when you are burned out on traditional bodybuilding foods. Keep the yolks for the extra omega-3 fats, vitamins, and minerals. Make them taste good with some bacon (turkey bacon is a great, lower-fat option) and increase nutrient density and texture with the veggies. Nothing says post-workout breakfast like eggs. This post-workout is perfect for those on low calories and carbs, but need the protein to retain muscle and fat to decrease hunger.
Don't Leave A Chink In Your Armor A post-workout shake without branched chain amino acids (BCAA's) is like a rock band without a drummer. Since these are the essential amino acids that the muscles cannot make themselves, supplementing with isolated BCAA's is great for boosting your body's recovery efficiency and protein synthesis.* Because BCAA's are limiting nutrients, deficiency can result in inefficient recovery, so keep everything in sync proper BCAA supplementation.