Finds from researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, showed that after a session of heavy, whole-body resistance training, fat-free milk was more effective in good muscle accretion and strength gains. Thus in turn can lead to fat loss and a possible reduction in bone turnover, the researchers concluded.

For those who are lactose intolerant or anyone who are looking for an alternative, simply reach for a lactose-free whey isolate shake such as Optimum Nutrition’s Hydrowhey, for effective recovery and maximum

* Source: IDEA Health & Fitness Association

Nonfat milk is probably not at the top of most women’s lists as the go-to-beverage after a tough strength training workout, but recent research shows that perhaps it may be.

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