Personal trainers and fitness instructors will continue to tell you that getting enough protein into your diet is key to achieving your fitness goals. But what does that really mean?
In a nutshell, protein is needed in the body to repair muscle after exercise. Your glycogen levels deplete after training and the best way to replenish that is through consuming carbohydrates, natural sugars and protein. Therefore it is best to eat a high protein, high carb snack or meal between 30 minutes to 1 hour after exercise. Simple enough right?
But if you’re like the rest of us and have a super busy schedule with no time to stop and think about eating exactly 30 minutes to 1 hour after exercise, then you need to get into the protein ball craze.
We’ve all heard of energy balls that use porridge oats, seeds and nuts. Protein balls are similar, with the added extra of whey, egg white, pea or rice protein. The fact that they are made with a few select ingredients means they are great as an all-natural, healthy snack to replenish your body with protein and carbs after exercise.
Of course we are the brand that puts the “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” into protein balls! Our nutritious and delicious protein balls are gluten free, wheat free, vegetarian and contain no soy, GMO’s or added sugars. We also have two vegan friendly flavours as well.
Due to the natural high sugars in our protein balls, they can also be consumed as a pre-workout around 30 minutes before exercise to act as an energy booster, instead of some of the unnatural pre workout shakes and supplements.
Having six small balls in one packet means they are a convenient protein snack and they’re even good as an on-the-go breakfast replacement to fill you up with all-natural goodness.
So if you’re looking for a quick protein snack to eat after your gym session or fitness class, grab a packet of our delicious protein balls in our online shop here. If you’re not sure which of our six unique flavours you’d like, try our new taster box which has two packets of each flavour!
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