When you’ve developed an exercise regime that you both enjoy and enables you to work hard, it can be disheartening when you don’t see or feel the results. Knowing how best to support your body before, during, and after workouts can be tough and studies have suggested that what you consume can be just as important as how much time you put in at the gym. So take protein powder, for example, here’s what you need to know before adding it to your diet. If you’ve never bought protein powder before, it can feel like a closed-off and confusing world.