http://the5krunner.com/reviews-1/2012-review-pyro-platforms/ they make your transitions quicker BUT introduce new risks, they introduce a few seconds outside of transition, they CANNOT make your cycling faster - only slower. Only even vaguely worth considering for sprint- or super-sprint du/tri.
it's not a placebo...it does for sure do something.
the queries here are whether or not it is better than having other animal protein after exercise (eg milk)
can't hurt but no need.
handtec are generally the cheapest.
I always go with amazon as I like their returns policy (I'm sur handtec are probably as good)
there is a site which tracks the amazon price. it can vary a LOT
milk+banana + hydrate after a session is good for me too.
1. whey protein is metabolised more quickly.
2. might be worth taking it after hard sessions...just in case. (bearing in mind the previous point)
3. if you are vegetarian, again, it might be a just-in-case.
There are also supposed benefits fromother add-in 'ingredients' such as creatin
I use it after hard sessions. FWIW.
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