Issue 2: Post-workout recovery

Whether you're a recreational cyclist or a competitive runner, post-workout recovery matters. Need convincing? Here are a few of our favorite pieces on post-workout nutrition from around the web.

Struggling to recover from your last workout? Perhaps your recovery routine is all wrong. Or maybe it's just that your old routine doesn't work anymore. Bodies change with age and your post-workout routine should too.
With that in mind, we've rounded up our favorite post-workout reads to keep you at the top of your game. As much as we hate to admit it, recovery only gets more important with age.

1. The complete guide to post-workout nutrition.

What you should (and shouldn't) be eating to recover faster. (And if you're a runner or a cyclist, check out our sports-specific recovery guides here and here).

2. To beer or not to beer?

Alcohol has become commonplace after races and big matches, but are those post-workout suds killing your workout gains? Find out in this article.

3. A deep dive on creatine.

New research suggests that creatine supplementation may be beneficial for power output, post-workout recovery, fatigue, depression, and more.

4. The recovery king.

At 36, Lebron James is still at the top of his game. Lebron and his top-secret trainer, Mike Mancias, discuss how he maintains his edge on the Tim Ferris Show.

5. Good to go.

Science journalist, Christie Aschwanden, explores recovery rituals from chocolate milk to infrared pajamas in her New York Times Bestseller, Good to go.
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