Interesting. I always drink a BCAA recovery drink after working out, which is great for cardio and resistance training. Also, I NEVER eat white rice/bread- only whole wheat carbs here! There's some good advice here, though.
Post-Workout Nutrition – how long do I wait? Consuming a post-workout meal within 2 hours of your gym session will give your body what it needs to repair, grow and build strength for future performance. Ultimately, the timing of your post-workout meal/snack will depend on how hungry you are and how much you ate before your workout. Just like pre-workout meals, post-workout nutrition also depends on what type of training you did and its intensity.
Ultimate Guide to Pre and Post Workout Nutrition | After a workout the body is primed for growth and repair. Your post workout meal planning is thus a very important part of your strategy for building lean muscle and maintaining it.