What Your Trainer Orders at the Fuel Bar

(Above: Trainer Matt Nolan and NYC Area Fuel Bar Manager Sean McCall)   You’ve heard it a million times before (and here comes number one million and one): after a workout, you need protein. Your muscles are made of protein, and a vigorous workout tears the muscle fibers. Protein provides the amino acids necessary to repair your muscles (and to help them grow), as well as blocking cortisol, a hormone responsible for breaking down muscle further. You also need carbohydrates after your workout, to replenish your body’s energy stores. Lucky for you, a protein shake from the Fuel Bar just happens to be full of protein and healthy carbohydrates! But which to order – the options are mind-boggling. So to Read More