Flavoured milk as a recovery drink – I’m happy about that!

The Introduction

flavoured milkFor athletes young and old that train most days of the week and often twice a day, recovering from training is a major focus. Years ago, bananas were the key, then along came the importance of focusing on high GI (Glycemic Index) foods as the key, then we learnt about the importance of having some protein mixed in with the high GI foods/drinks. Now it appears good old flavoured milk may have some magical recovery properties. Recent research from the USA has suggested that chocolate flavoured milk is as good as a commercial carbohydrate recovery drink in recovery in well-trained athletes.

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