Originally Posted by ColdZeroBSP
Trainers have always told me to avoid milk after workouts because it congeals in the stomach and takes longer to digest. After training you want nutrients (amino acids) getting into the muscle cells as fast as possible. The main transporter of nutrients in the blood stream is insulin. Sugar causes an insulin spike so the best after workout drink IMO is water, protein powder, and a simple sugar like dextrose which is as close to glucose (blood sugar) as you can get.
...milk cant congeal in your stomach because your stomachs acids are way too harsh (they have a pH of 2) so now way in hell that milk is gonna congeal!
and ive always mixed my protein powder with milk, its the best for you and my stuff tastes like a milk shake