Bodybuilding.com Information Motivation Supplementation
in:

    The World’s #1 Bodybuilding And Fitness Forum - Save Up To 50% Off Retail Prices In Our Bodybuilding.com Store!

Reply
Results 1 to 22 of 22
  1. #1
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline

    Bananas and working out

    Ok bananas will produce seratonin

    which will relax us and therefore should not be eaten before workingout.

    so how long should we leave between eating for example two bananas and working out
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    Epic Performance xXBoStErXx's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2008
    Location: United States
    Stats: 6'0", 182 lbs
    Posts: 1,574
    Rep Power: 1087
    xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) xXBoStErXx has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit xXBoStErXx's BodySpace
    xXBoStErXx is offline
    Originally Posted by paulom View Post
    Ok bananas will produce seratonin

    which will relax us and therefore should not be eaten before workingout.

    so how long should we leave between eating for example two bananas and working out
    First of all its serotonin. And a variety of foods contain it including, dates, tomatoes, kiwi, certain meats, cheese, etc.

    Two bananas isn't going to produce enough serotonin to hinder your workout.
    If your concerned with it than how about just eating them PWO.

    It's common sense.
    The only person I compete against is myself, the cruelest of opponents
    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=124389261 =Summer Cut Log.
    Reply With Quote

  3. #3
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline
    Originally Posted by xXBoStErXx View Post
    First of all its serotonin. And a variety of foods contain it including, dates, tomatoes, kiwi, certain meats, cheese, etc.

    Two bananas isn't going to produce enough serotonin to hinder your workout.
    If your concerned with it than how about just eating them PWO.

    It's common sense.
    thanks

    I am just trying to increase my carbs before working out
    Reply With Quote

  4. #4
    Registered User Bioteknik's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2008
    Location: Falls Church, Virginia, United States
    Age: 35
    Stats: 5'8", 162 lbs
    Posts: 1,987
    Rep Power: 1349
    Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Bioteknik has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit Bioteknik's BodySpace
    Bioteknik is offline
    just eat the bananas man
    Reply With Quote

  5. #5
    un scronnying willldabeast's Avatar
    Join Date: Nov 2007
    Location: Walnut Creek, California, United States
    Age: 27
    Stats: 6'3", 210 lbs
    Posts: 6,779
    BodyPoints: 6019
    Rep Power: 306
    willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) willldabeast has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    Visit willldabeast's BodySpace
    willldabeast is offline
    i eat a banana pre workout almost everytime i train. gives me more energy than sleepyness
    NASM Certified Personal Trainer
    NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
    NESTA Certified Personal Trainer
    Working on MA in Sport Psychology



    Live to win, don't live not to lose.
    Reply With Quote

  6. #6
    Registered User NikityCent's Avatar
    Join Date: Jun 2007
    Stats: 6'0", 203 lbs
    Posts: 51
    BodyPoints: 894
    Rep Power: 0
    NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000) NikityCent is a complete loser! (-2000)
    Visit NikityCent's BodySpace
    NikityCent is offline
    Don't bananas prevent cramping or something?
    Reply With Quote

  7. #7
    100% Venison Cdem's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2006
    Location: Connecticut, United States
    Age: 28
    Stats: 6'2", 180 lbs
    Posts: 3,387
    BodyPoints: 4933
    Rep Power: 7665
    Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit Cdem's BodySpace
    Cdem is offline
    actually if i remember correctly, Bananas are one of the few fruits that contain the three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose. Two bananas is 'supposedly' gives you as much energy as a cup of cofee, but it is sustained energy.

    I think there is like 36g of carbs in a banana and which is a lot. Great thing to eat prework IMO.
    ♠BMBC♠
    Reply With Quote

  8. #8
    100% Venison Cdem's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2006
    Location: Connecticut, United States
    Age: 28
    Stats: 6'2", 180 lbs
    Posts: 3,387
    BodyPoints: 4933
    Rep Power: 7665
    Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Cdem has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit Cdem's BodySpace
    Cdem is offline
    Originally Posted by NikityCent View Post
    Don't bananas prevent cramping or something?
    yeah...they have a ton of potassium in them, which helps a lot with cramping.
    ♠BMBC♠
    Reply With Quote

  9. #9
    brb, getting huge Rigit23's Avatar
    Join Date: Mar 2005
    Location: Massachusetts, United States
    Age: 24
    Stats: 5'7", 190 lbs
    Posts: 6,325
    BodyPoints: 17193
    Rep Power: 6971
    Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Rigit23 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit Rigit23's BodySpace
    Rigit23 is offline
    I've eaten a banana pre-workout for over 2 years and I'm still having kick ass workouts.
    *Boston Misc Crew*
    *Horsehead Crew*
    *TFW no gf crew*

    "It's not who you know, it's who you blow"
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Reply With Quote

  10. #10
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline
    Originally Posted by Rigit23 View Post
    I've eaten a banana pre-workout for over 2 years and I'm still having kick ass workouts.
    ok man how long before working out

    I ussually have two scoopes oh whey one hour before working out and just trying to increase a bit the carbs

    should i have them at the same time?

    thanks
    Reply With Quote

  11. #11
    Surgeon By 2012 or Bust! -Aaron-'s Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2007
    Stats: 6'4", 234 lbs
    Posts: 22,512
    BodyPoints: 40481
    Rep Power: 12706
    -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit -Aaron-'s BodySpace
    -Aaron- is offline
    Fruits aren't bad for you?
    "The world will look up and shout save us... And I'll whisper, no."

    Leonidas300, SCDiesel23, Jkeith are my heroes.
    Reply With Quote

  12. #12
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline
    Originally Posted by -Aaron- View Post
    Fruits aren't bad for you?
    so in your diet you don't have fruits at all?
    Reply With Quote

  13. #13
    Surgeon By 2012 or Bust! -Aaron-'s Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2007
    Stats: 6'4", 234 lbs
    Posts: 22,512
    BodyPoints: 40481
    Rep Power: 12706
    -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) -Aaron- has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit -Aaron-'s BodySpace
    -Aaron- is offline
    Originally Posted by paulom View Post
    so in your diet you don't have fruits at all?
    I knew someone would take me seriously...

    Fruits are friggin fine.
    "The world will look up and shout save us... And I'll whisper, no."

    Leonidas300, SCDiesel23, Jkeith are my heroes.
    Reply With Quote

  14. #14
    Superman Punch! gainmusclefast's Avatar
    Join Date: Oct 2005
    Location: United States
    Stats: 5'11", 185 lbs
    Posts: 11,007
    BodyPoints: 24651
    Rep Power: 9146
    gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) gainmusclefast has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit gainmusclefast's BodySpace
    gainmusclefast is offline
    i eat apples everyday
    Amateur Muay Thai Record: 3-0
    Workout Log:
    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=163041221&pagenumber=
    Reply With Quote

  15. #15
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline

    Wink

    Originally Posted by -Aaron- View Post
    I knew someone would take me seriously...

    Fruits are friggin fine.
    damn :-)
    Reply With Quote

  16. #16
    Registered User fcalise's Avatar
    Join Date: Mar 2006
    Location: New York, United States
    Age: 27
    Stats: 5'9", 176 lbs
    Posts: 692
    BodyPoints: 5420
    Rep Power: 36
    fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000) fcalise has much to be proud of. One of the best! (+20000)
    Visit fcalise's BodySpace
    fcalise is offline
    Originally Posted by gainmusclefast View Post
    i eat apples everyday
    Does the doctor stay away?
    Workout Journal: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?p=214472381
    Reply With Quote

  17. #17
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline
    Originally Posted by fcalise View Post
    Does the doctor stay away?
    not sure it does :-)
    Reply With Quote

  18. #18
    Registered User PePPaRoz's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2008
    Location: Australia
    Age: 23
    Stats: 6'1", 185 lbs
    Posts: 1,060
    Rep Power: 761
    PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000) PePPaRoz has a reputation beyond repute. Second best rank possible! (+100000)
    Visit PePPaRoz's BodySpace
    PePPaRoz is offline
    I have 3 bananas postworkout.
    Reply With Quote

  19. #19
    Registered User paulom's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Age: 39
    Posts: 13
    Rep Power: 0
    paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000) paulom is just really nice. (+1000)
    paulom is offline
    Originally Posted by PePPaRoz View Post
    I have 3 bananas postworkout.
    post is ok

    my question was regarding preworkout
    Reply With Quote

  20. #20
    Run until it hurts belairdfence99's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2007
    Location: United States
    Age: 20
    Stats: 5'11", 168 lbs
    Posts: 7,771
    BodyPoints: 10
    Rep Power: 2928
    belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) belairdfence99 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit belairdfence99's BodySpace
    belairdfence99 is offline
    carbs=good preWO
    banana=carbs
    banana=good preWO

    little math for ya
    **MISC Running Crew**

    You are what you eat, love what you are.

    "are u guys fuking wizard chefs??? surely u don't eat like this all the time...." TheDarkKnight27

    I may or may not have gotten my avi idea from American_Psycho
    Reply With Quote

  21. #21
    Registered User QB_Killa's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2008
    Location: London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
    Stats: 6'0", 212 lbs
    Posts: 22,506
    Rep Power: 8261
    QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) QB_Killa has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit QB_Killa's BodySpace
    QB_Killa is offline
    I eat bananas throughout the day really keeps my energy up. Probably have about 4 a day.
    Reply With Quote

  22. #22
    Registered User Jim_Gym's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2005
    Age: 45
    Posts: 919
    Rep Power: 17
    Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000) Jim_Gym is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Jim_Gym is offline
    I eat a banana almost every morning as part of my breakfast. What's with you guys eating two or three or more of any fruit in one shot? You should mix it up, one fruit per meal. No need to go overboard on any one fruit and eat multiple pieces just because it's good for you.
    Reply With Quote

Reply

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Home Store Products Careers Help Contact Us Terms of Use Checkout