We spoke with strength coaches from multiple universities, and it’s clear they have heard athletes say a lot of things about nutrition that aren’t based on fact.
Protein is a key macronutrient used as a building block within several processes in the body including immunity, restoration and rebuilding of tissue, hormone production, growth, and oxygen transport.
Honey Stinger makes nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods made with natural ingredients, perfect for the collegiate athlete. Honey is rich in carbs, making it ideal fuel for working muscles. Providing 17 grams of carbohydrates and 64 calories per tablespoon, honey is also a natural sweetener without any added ingredients, making Honey Stinger foods the go-to choice of athletes across the country.
Many people think that since muscle fibers are made up of protein, building and maintaining muscle must require large amounts of protein consumed from the diet. In reality, dietary protein is just one part of the equation to promote an optimal environment for muscles to adapt to physical training.
CytoSport, Inc., a sports nutrition company and maker of MUSCLE MILK® premium protein products, will feature seven college athletic programs on custom, limited edition 14 ounce packaging to celebrate the college football season.