Choosing what to drink during and after exercise is important for staying hydrated, especially in the hot summer months. And you might be surprised to learn that milk is the latest sports drink lapping up attention in the fitness world.
A review published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition late last year found that drinking milk after exercise has positive effects on recovery, muscle building, and hydration.
The author concluded that low-fat milk has been shown to be as effective, if not more effective, than commercially available sports drinks as a rehydration beverage.
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