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Skratch Labs Endurance Recovery Mix

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Skratch Labs Endurance Recovery Mix
Skratch Labs Endurance Recovery Mix description:
Skratch Labs tells us that the impetus behind its Endurance Recovery Mix was the working athlete whose schedule (and lack of a team chef) means they can't always recover with "a freshly prepared meal made from scratch." Naturally, something made from Skratch is the only appropriate substitute. The Endurance Recovery Mix adds three essential R's to Riding: Refuel, Rehydrate, and Rebuild. Though Skratch rates it as priority two, Rehydration strikes us as the most obvious element, and the Endurance Recovery Mix takes the most direct route towards that end by replacing the water and salt you left on the road. The refueling step starts with the Endurance Recovery Mix's ratio of five grams of carbohydrates to every one gram of protein, which is a targeted blend that treats your post-workout body much more favorably than whatever's lurking in that week-old carry-out container behind the mustard in the fridge. This ratio prioritizes refueling by providing an easily consumed dose of calories in the form of carbs, but it goes a step further than microwaved leftovers of questionable provenance because it places special emphasis on replenishing glycogen--essentially stored fuel--in the muscles generally and the liver specifically. Re-upping on liver glycogen is particularly important for two reasons. First, glycogen stored in the liver is depleted during bouts of endurance training because it converts into sucrose that is then distributed to hungry muscles the body over. Second, the liver is often the victim of post-ride beverages. So we really owe it to the poor little guy. The protein element is not only a complete protein, it's also a naturally occurring ratio of whey protein and casein protein. Skratch uses this particular ratio to meet its Rebuild dictate because, according to the metrics recommended by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, it's one of the best sources for human digestion. The dairy-derived whey/casein protein featured here rate...



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