A landmark scientific paper, published in the prestigious British Journal of Sports Medicine, summarized the latest cutting-edge findings on post-exercise supplementation.
The author proposed that the best way to boost post-exercise muscle protein anabolism is to ingest a supplement containing fast-acting whey protein
hydrolysate, added leucine
and high-glycemic carbs. Such a supplement will strongly augment insulin secretion and rapidly increase blood amino acid levels, leading to increased muscle mass in conjuction with regular resistance training.
Manninen AH. Hyperinsulinemia, hyperaminoacidemia and post-exercise muscle anabolism: the search for the optimal recovery drink. Br J Sports Med. 2006 Sep 1; [Epub ahead of print].