Thread: Pre workout shake???
04-19-2005, 07:55 PM #1
Pre workout shake???
i usually eat a can of tuna, n a piece of grain bread about 20 mins before my workout....wondering if i should add a shake, or eat more then 45 grams of protein/15 carbs pre workout, all my other main carbs come at breakfast about 5-6 hours prior to this, is the tuna n grain ok for pre workout????
Also was wondering when i should take my cell-tech. it says post workout, but thats alot of liquid to down(cell-tech n a protein shake) could i bring the cell tech to the gym, n drink it in the last 10 minutes of my workout, instead of 20 mins after??
04-19-2005, 08:23 PM #2
Your cell tech is supposed to be your post workout shake, why are you drinking another protein shake with it? Pre-Workout I suggest a pro/fat meal one hour prior to lifting such as tuna w/mayo, the only times you should consume carbs while cutting are breakfast/PWO shake (dextrose)/ Post Workout Meal.
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Is he cutting though? He never stated........
04-19-2005, 09:48 PM #4
i have read so much on preworkoutshakes and the best conclusion that i can draw is a moderatly high Carb and a Whey shake ~1hr before work out. I read that by blending oldfashion oats and consuming them in a shake you decrease the density of the food thereby incraseing the GI of it helping it to absorb more readily and in pace w/ the whey protein which is suppose to be opt for pre workout. about a 50/30 ratio of carb to fat. the carbs help to reduce "CANABOLISM" during your training session especially if your on a low carb diet which is borderline to ketosis this carb boost can make your workout a lil more worth while.
edit: but i have read so much crap from which seem to be LEGIT and intelligent sources/study's and this seems to be the most common suggestion for a preworkoutshake...
04-20-2005, 07:25 AM #5Originally Posted by SwoleCat
04-20-2005, 06:47 PM #6
i am cutting, and splinter i am going to go with CEE, so that prob is no longer a prob. I intake most of my carbs at breakfast and pre workout. i figure 15 carbs and 45 grams of protein isnt a bad pre-workout meal
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