When it comes to getting fit, or getting good at anything, really, there are two distinct phases:

1. Learning and applying the fundamentals.
2. Learning and applying ways to optimize your results.

And if you want to build muscle and strength faster, eating protein before bed can help…

…but it’s not nearly as important as some people would have you believe.

You see, eating protein before bed falls squarely in bucket #2 above. If you don’t have the fundamentals in place, such as…

  • properly calculating and counting your calories and macros…
  • emphasizing heavy, compound weightlifting in your training…
  • following a sensibly designed workout program…

…when you eat protein simply won’t matter.

And nor will many other things, like what types of supplements you take, how many carbs you eat, how “clean” your diet is, how often you change up your workouts, and much more.

Once you have #1 squarely in place (fundamentals), though, and you’re looking for ways to get more out of your training, then it makes sense to start dipping into #2 (optimization).

And this episode will help.

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