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Should I Take Peri-WO Protein and Carbs if I Lift/Run in Same Session?


#1

First I’ll state that my current goals are to improve body composition (mainly lose body fat, muscle gain would be a bonus) and improve my conditioning. I will be doing a full body strength workout 3 days per week that consists of 25-30 minutes of strength work (focusing on deadlifts, front squats, incline pressing, overhead presses, pull-ups, rows, dips) followed by a 10-30 minute conditioning session (sprinting, farmers walk, and/or 2-3 mile tempo run). I’m combining strength with conditioning/running mainly to be more efficient with my schedule. The question is, should I consume some protein and simple carbohydrates after my lifting and before conditioning/running or is it not necessary? thanks,


#2

Yep, you should have workout nutrition before and during the lifting, and probably during the conditioning too.

The right nutrition, timed properly, can help performance during the session and get a jumpstart on recovery.