Week 4;CheckPoint; Protein Article Search

Week 4;CheckPoint; Protein Article Search - ripped muscles...

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The article that I found is called, “Supplement your exercise with real food, not supplements.” It is an article about athletes who are urged not to take amino acid supplements to increase muscle strength and size. This author points out that amino acids are the building blocks of protein and necessary for tissue repair. However; taking supplements only help with short term tissue repair but are not absorbed and digested in the body as well as real amino acids that we get from eating. Some coaches promote athletes using sports shakes or bars to help their muscle recovery. This article also points out that some people buy the supplements because the picture shows that they will give
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Unformatted text preview: ripped muscles and increase weight loss but the truth is if you are not getting a well balanced diet along with the right exercise, the supplements can actually lead to more weight gain. The article suggests instead of wasting money on supplements that give you an illusion of ripped muscles it is better to invest in a personal trainer or some type of organized exercise program (Buch, 2008). References Linda Buch. (2008, February 18). Supplement your exercise with real food, not supplements . Oakland Tribune, 1. Retrieved August 28, 2010, from ProQuest Newsstand. (Document ID: 1430769221...
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