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The Rapid-Recovery Diet

Stock your kitchen with these science-supported protein-shake alternatives.

Intelligent exercisers already know that your workout is only as good as your recovery. Skimping on the necessary rebuilding efforts can stifle your progress and put you at risk of injury. But there's only so much foam rolling you can (and are willing) to suffer through. Thankfully, you can combat aches with nutrition. These surprising finds are a welcome respite from the familiar favorites (looking at you, chocolate milk). Take a look: