Unformatted text preview: and complex carbohydrates. This why people have a whey protein because it is a fast digesting protein. Amino acids for athletic performance have been a hot topic in the world of professional sports because of its three benefits amino acids build muscles, increase stamina, and improve recovery from fatigue. If you are involved in athletics and want to maximize how well you perform and decrease recovery time following workouts then you need to be getting enough protein in your diet. Amino acids not needed by the body for the building and repair of tissue are broken down into ammonia, carbon dioxide and water, producing heat and energy. Lawrenson, D. (2005). The Importance of Amino Acids. , (), ....
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