If you are new to fitness, especially when it comes to weight training and muscle building, there’s no doubt you’ve heard about muscle milk. Things you’ve heard about it might be confusing when you are new to working out and that’s understandable. In this article my hope is to help you understand more about muscle milk, why it’s used and what the benefits are for those who use it.
Why is Muscle Milk Used?
First off, muscle milk is a high-protein meal replacement supplement. Because it replaces meals quite often, it might not be good for everyone since there could be medical reasons why a person shouldn’t skip real meals for a supplement, so make sure you talk to your doctor first before using any supplement such as muscle milk.
This type of supplement is very popular with moderate to advanced bodybuilders and other athletes because it helps them gain more muscle weight with very little fat gain at the same time. This is one of the main reasons why people who are really into fitness will often turn to muscle milk to help them add muscle during their workouts.
Can Cause Weight Gain
Muscle milk can help a person gain weight, but for those who participate a lot in sports of all types or bodybuilding, they want to gain the right kind of weight through proper training and the right supplements. The reason why muscle milk can add weight is because it is high in calories. One serving can contain 300 calories. This is why it’s recommended that people who want to include it in their diet that they consume it before they work out, after they work out, and then one serving prior to bed. This means that you shouldn’t go past 900 calories total when including muscle milk in your fitness program. Continue reading