I've always had a banana in my protein shakes post workout, but I understand that I need to be having a high glycemic carb and I'm not sure if the banana does it; especially since I crave sugar afterwards, so...
What is a good high glycemic fruit to add to your post workout protein shake?
I don't want to buy dextrose or gatorade as money is at a negative right now!
Any suggestions please??
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04-17-2010, 11:17 AM #1
Post Workout Fruit in Protein Shake?
04-17-2010, 11:29 AM #2
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04-17-2010, 11:33 AM #3
Bananas for dayzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!!
Do not worry too much about high glycemic carbs PWO (especially if you are having a solid pre-workout meal). Just get your carbs in PWO. Bottom line.
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04-17-2010, 12:03 PM #5
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04-17-2010, 02:31 PM #6
As above stated and as I stated in post above, doesn't have to be a high glycemic carb. Thats the point. Any CHO for PWO will do. You certainly can have it if you like.
I prefer a combo of high/low glycemic carbs PWO. Just preference so do whats best for you.
04-17-2010, 04:28 PM #7
I personally like either some gatorade powder if i'm in a rush and can't blend my shake, if I can get to my blender I always go some mixed berries with a half a banana in my shake
04-17-2010, 05:46 PM #8
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04-17-2010, 07:25 PM #10
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Today I used fresh strawberries and since they weren't that tasty I added a teaspoon of strawberry preserves to make it taste like a strawberry shake.
04-24-2010, 06:13 PM #11
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As to the amount of carbs, what I have read and adhere to is a ratio of carbs in grams to protein in the post workout period. The ratio can be anywhere from 1 to 1 to 3 to 1 with the latter being ectomorphs. LaVida, I would advise you do at least 1 to 1, so if you are only taking 18 grams of protein, then the banana at 18 is sufficient.
I'm a guy, an ecto/meso. I do 2 to 1 in my offseason with 60 grams of High GI (including Gatorade Powder) and 20 grams of lower GI fruit, and cut it back to 1.5 to 1 when I am "cutting".Real men hit the weights AND do their cardio.
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02-05-2016, 04:51 AM #12
Try sapodillas. 20 grms of carbs pr 100 gm. Tsts rlly gd.
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