Post-Workout Refueling

Engel, Kathleen
October 2002
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Oct2002, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p256
Gives advice on post-workout nutrition. Benefits of replenishing muscle glycogen stores for athletes; Reason sugar is beneficial to the body; Recipe for glycogen replacement.


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