When you work out your body needs extra protein for recovery and protein shakes are usually the first choice. Studies have shown that protein intake around 1 gram per pound of body weight can significantly decrease risk of overtraining. Well, sounds pretty simple, just get a can of protein powder, mix the powder with milk or water and get your extra protein whenever you want. But with so many different products out there is can be quite different to choose the right supplement. Find more sports nutrition related topics at nutrition main, or click here to learn more about sports summplements.