Suggested Use: Mix one scoop or one sachet with 10 to 12 ounces of water and consume within 30 minutes post-exercise or competition, or as directed by a trainer, coach, or healthcare professional. The following are merely guidelines and one should consult with a coach, trainer, or health professional for individualized dosing: Weight <170 pounds (77 kg): Take 1 scoop or sachet post-exercise Weight 170-240 pounds (77-109 kg): Take 1.5 – 2 scoops or sachets post-exercise Weight >240 pounds (109 kg): Take 2 scoops or sachets post-exercise
Klean Recovery™ by Klean Athlete® is a delicious milk chocolate flavored powder formulated with the athlete’s recovery in mind. A 4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein helps support optimal glycogen re-synthesis and muscle protein synthesis immediately after a workout or competition. In addition to whey protein, Klean Recovery contains a special hydrolyzed marine protein that is quickly and efficiently absorbed and is rich in amino acids that are crucial to muscle building and nitrogen balance.
Klean Recovery™ is tested and certified by the NSF Certified for Sport® program, which was created to meet the growing demands of athletes, coaches and healthcare professionals to certify that sports supplements are safe and completely free from banned substances. Every product that carries the NSF Certified for Sport® mark has undergone stringent laboratory testing to confirm content, purity and compliance.
Nutrient timing is crucial to an athlete’s recovery and muscle tissue repair following high-volume and endurance or resistance exercise. The goal is to enhance muscle protein synthesis, resulting in positive net protein balance. After intense prolonged exercise, body stores of glycogen are depleted and muscle tissue begins to breakdown. Research suggests that when an athlete is glycogen-depleted after exercise, a carbohydrate intake of 0.6 -1.0 g CHO/kg during the first 30 minutes, and again every two hours for 4 – 6 hours, may adequately replace glycogen stores that have been depleted in both the muscle and liver. It has been demonstrated that delaying carbohydrate ingestion by as little as two hours post- exercise can reduce the rate of muscle glycogen re-synthesis by 50%. Post-exercise, muscles move from the catabolic mode to the critical anabolic phase that depends on the action of insulin and nutrient utilization during the first 30-45 minutes. Nutrients, particularly carbohydrate and protein, support the anabolic phase, in part by the effect on insulin. Certain carbohydrates including dextrose and fructose are the excellent choices given their rapid absorption and utilization. The International Society of Sports Nutrition’s position on nutrient timing suggests that a carbohydrate to protein ratio of 3 – 4:1 may increase endurance performance and maximally promote glycogen re-synthesis during acute and subsequent bouts of endurance exercise. The results of several studies in animals and humans suggest that post-exercise muscle glycogen storage can be enhanced with a carbohydrate-protein supplement as a result of the interaction of carbohydrate and protein on insulin secretion. Additionally, a reduction in fat accumulation was shown in a study in rats resulting in increased fat oxidation and lower abdominal fat when fed immediately after resistance exercise. Amino acids are important for muscle protein synthesis.