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- Jun 17, 2002
I think you guys are confusing what the research says when comparing EAA to protein. What the data does say is that 9g EAA "stimulates MPS" to the same degree as 20g whey protein. MPS is just one part of the muscle building process so don't assume they are going to have equal muscle building properties in the long run replacing 20gm of whey protein with 9g of EAA...the calorie difference alone big.
During postexercise recovery, optimal nutritional intake is important to replenish endogenous substrate stores and to facilitate muscle-damage repair and reconditioning. After exhaustive endurance-type exercise, muscle glycogen repletion forms the most important factor determining the time...