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You may be sleeping, but your muscles don’t have to!

As men age, it becomes harder for them to maintain muscle mass. Can an overnight dose of protein help improve muscle protein synthesis in older men, even in the absence of exercise?

Study under review: Protein Ingestion before Sleep Increases Overnight Muscle Protein Synthesis Rates in Healthy Older Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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