Thread: protein shake times
10-03-2005, 11:15 PM #1
protein shake times
My friend says he wakes up and as soon as he dose he grabs a quick protein shake. like 20-25 grams worth. He says to do this as to stop catabolism . Then he waits a little bit takes a few supplements and them breakfast. Also I have heard of people consumming they're prework out meal (usually a protein/carb shake) like 10 mins before the workout. Anyone got any opinions about these two tines?
10-04-2005, 08:31 AM #2
You don't need a shake when you awake, just go about your business and eat breakfast as usual. If you want a shake go for it but its not required. Try and eat your pre workout meal like 45min before your workout. 10min might make you a bit sick.
10-04-2005, 08:55 AM #3
I know a lot of people that have a shake as well as there breakfast. I also do this but only as a way to give me a good start towards my calorie intake goals.
10-04-2005, 12:15 PM #4
whey is good in the morning as it gets digested very quickly (within an hour)
i try to get a mixture of fast acting protein eg Whey
combined with a slower digesting protein such as egg whites,
along with a good, low fat/GI carb source (normally oats)
10-04-2005, 12:18 PM #5
i always have a shake for breakfast,i add a banana and oats too mmmmmmm!!!!
10-04-2005, 06:55 PM #6
is that your whole breakfast?
I add some Oatmeal, bananas, and some honey and of course 50 grams of protein
10-04-2005, 08:04 PM #7
Sounds about right.
50g whey with water with my pills. Wait 30 min for that to clear then 12 egg whites with either whole wheat toast or oatmeal and a big glass of OJ.
Originally Posted by G-Force
10-04-2005, 08:21 PM #8Associate Member
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why the bananas???
10-04-2005, 08:22 PM #9
10-05-2005, 02:41 AM #10
Bananas are a good source of energy and the body is depleted of all nutrients on the morning...
I do the same thing, have a whey shake, and then 30-45 min later my breakfirst, I'm always worried though that most of the protein shake will get burned up for energy since the body is so depleted after a 8 hour fast
10-05-2005, 07:27 AM #11Originally Posted by Flex2winny
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