If you've ever been to a gym with a weight room, you may know a thing or two about protein shakes. Usually seen being chugged by bodybuilders post weight-lifting (and unusually loud grunting), protein shakes have sometimes been pegged specifically to men. However, you don't have to be male OR be a major fitness buff to enjoy the benefits of a protein shake.
A lot of the protein shakes that body-builders drink are full of bulky whey, sugar, calories, and other ingredients that are entirely unnecessary. While whey protein is a great source, there are a ton of other options for those who have different diets, like vegans and some that are low in calories and high in other vitamins to serve several purposes.
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So why drink a protein shake? Some like to drink the shakes after a workout to help their muscles recover, while others like to add a little powder to their morning smoothie just to get in the extra protein boost. Whatever the reason, there are a ton of different options and flavors, so you can definitely find the perfect shake for you.
Below are a few of our favorite picks that are really great for women!