Pre- versus post-exercise protein intake has similar effects on muscular adaptations

@article{Schoenfeld2017PreVP,
  title={Pre- versus post-exercise protein intake has similar effects on muscular adaptations},
  author={Brad Jon Schoenfeld and Alan Albert Aragon and Colin D. Wilborn and Stacie L. Urbina and Sara E. Hayward and James W. Krieger},
  journal={PeerJ},
  year={2017},
  volume={5}
}
The purpose of this study was to test the anabolic window theory by investigating muscle strength, hypertrophy, and body composition changes in response to an equal dose of protein consumed either immediately pre- versus post-resistance training (RT) in trained men. [] Key Method Subjects were 21 resistance-trained men (>1 year RT experience) recruited from a university population.

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