Why Take It
Protein powder supplements are great because they're fast, easy, and an efficient way to ensure your body is getting enough protein to help with muscle repair, growth, and performance.
The issue is, there's a lot of junk on the market (mass gainers) that are mostly full of garbage and not much nutritional value.
Find a Carb-Free Whey Protein Isolate Powder. Most nutrition stores/grocery stores will have them, and they come in a variety of flavors.
But make sure there's little to no carbs, and if there's someone working, ask if it's a brand they trust or use themselves, and what they would recommend!
When To Take It
Protein Powder is best used immediately after a workout, practice, or game, as it helps repair the muscle tissues, provide growth and adds strength.
It's also a great way to get a good source of protein first thing in the morning, when your muscles are hungry for energy.
Third great time to take protein is right before bed. As you sleep, your body goes into a state where it burns calories slowly, but your muscles are stills searching for nutrition. So having a bit of protein before bed helps keep your body regulated, and feeds your muscles while you sleep!