Muscle Building, Protein and
Refuel your muscles with protein and carbohydrates immediately after lifting
Professional athletes strategically plan their day to ensure that they get their protein within 45 minutes after having lifted weights. This is because the muscle needs fuel to repair itself. If you skip feeding a repairing muscle, it will not grow, or at best you’ll reap minimal results.
Moreover, a recent study confirmed that after resistance training, a meal containing protein and carbohydrates produced more muscle growth than a meal consisting purely of carbohydrates.