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Q & A:

Workout Nutrition by Body type
/ Why.    When.    What.

 

Ectomorph





Pre-workout :




During workout :




Post-workout:
(Hard time gaining muscle)
Muscle gain or endurance support


Eat normally 1-2h prior



1 P+C drink, BCAA drink, or water during



Eat normally 1-2h after 

Mesomorph

(Muscular)
Physique optimization or intermittent sport support


Eat normally 1-2h prior



1 P+C drink, BCAA drink, or water during


Eat normally 1-2h after

Endomorph

(Holding a little extra weight)
Fat loss or strength sport support



Eat normally 1-2h prior



1 BCAA drink or water during



Eat normally 1-2h after
 
Athletes have special needs:

  • Endurance // You train for high-level competition. You log a lot of high intensity miles each week. 


Carbohydrate and calorie needs are likely higher.

Add a protein + carbohydrate (P+C) drink during your training.


  • Bodybuilder// You lift weights with serious muscle growth in mind. You want to gain weight.


Protein and calorie needs are likely higher. 

Add a protein + carbohydrate (P+C) drink during your training.


  • Fitness competitior//  You accumulate a lot of exercise hours. You’re trying to drop to a single-digit body fat percentage. 


Carb intake should be lower. 

Benefit from the performance-enhancing, muscle-preserving branched-chain-amino acids (BCAA) during training.

Precision Nutrition 2015