If you’re over the age of 40 (or plan to be some day), you may be reminiscing about the days you could quickly bounce back after a hard run. And now, even your “normal” is less than what it was in your 20s. It turns out, the amount of protein you’re consuming is probably not enough to help you fully recover.
According to a review in International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, by protein researchers, aging (but fit) runners may have impaired recovery and need more protein than younger runners.
Do you think you’re getting enough protein?