Post-workout nutrition is the meal eaten after working out.
Conventional suggests eating a mixed meal of protein and carbohydrates within 2 hours but preferably within 30 -45 minutes of finishing your workout.
This post-workout meal is important for helping your body recover and repair. Eating a post-workout meal will help with the following;
The reduction of muscle fatigue and soreness
Replenish muscle glycogen (stored energy) that was used in your workout
Increase muscle protein synthesis and reduce the muscle protein breakdown caused by exercise