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Old 02-24-08, 09:26 PM
Bob Dopolina 
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Coke immediately off the bike as your body is craving carbs so it will accept simple sugars. Glycogen Synthase production is at a peak so you get quick replenishment but without an insulin spike.

Then a carb/protien shake for the same reason and to top up the BCAA pool and avoid the body taking it from muscle mass within the 1st hour (usually about 45min).

Then a regular meal within the 2nd hour (basically as soon as I can stomach it).

This has worked for me for years. I notice a difference in wattage/HR if I don't use a recovery drink especially if I am doing several hard days in a row.
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