What is the “Anabolic Window” and is it Really that Important to my Progress?
If you’ve ever spent time in the gym, then I’m sure you’re used to seeing people throw back protein shakes before they even leave the gym after their workout. This is geared toward the idea that in order to maximize your strength gains, you need to fuel your muscles immediately after your workout. The common term for this theory is called the “anabolic window”. It is referring to the 30 minutes immediately post exercise where if you consume calories you can shift your body from a catabolic state (breaking down tissue) into an anabolic state (repairing and building tissue). Some people believe that if youRead More →