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Alcohol and muscle protein synthesis:

Updated: Oct 23, 2020

The amount of alcohol you drink does have a bad effect on your muscle growth.

Not just from the hangovers lowering your workout intensity, but it actually lowers protein synthesis by 20%.

Protein synthesis is the biological process where individual cells can build their specific proteins which is then used to grow and repair your muscles each time you workout.

alcohol and muscle protein synthesis

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