What is sustained release? Simply put, sustained release is a medical or pharmaceutical technique that is designed to release the contents of a supplement over an extended period of time. This means that the sustained release whey protein gives you proteins and other nutrients needed for your bodybuilding even hours after your last workout.
Sustained release powders mean that when consumed, the user gets an ongoing release of amino acids into the blood stream for a number hours later due to the various forms of protein contained in the powder and the different digestion rates they contain. Sustained Release Proteins can be utilised at any time of the day or night and are also suitable as a meal replacement if need be. They are can be any mixture of fast, medium and slower release to give that timed release effect.
Sustained release proteins are good for people who frequently skip meals or who can’t eat regular meals. By having a sustained release protein the body keeps drip feeding amino acids into the body and keeps the muscle building process happening. Also sustained release proteins tend to have a positive effect on satiety which stops you from feeling hungry.