24/7 Customer Service 1-866-236-8417 Need Help? 1-866-236-8417

Reply
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 35
  1. #1
    Registered User passionforabs's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2010
    Age: 25
    Stats: 5'4", 130 lbs
    Posts: 10
    Rep Power: 0
    passionforabs has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0)
    Visit passionforabs's BodySpace
    passionforabs is offline

    Food or Protein Shake after workout???

    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    Modern Day Samurai shotgunshorty28's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2009
    Location: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
    Age: 35
    Stats: 5'6", 180 lbs
    Posts: 416
    Rep Power: 82
    shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0) shotgunshorty28 has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0)
    Visit shotgunshorty28's BodySpace
    shotgunshorty28 is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post
    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    the purpose of the protein intake post workout is to rebuild the damaged muscle fibers after a vigorous workout. chicken or tuna salad from your example, are sources of protein and omega-3's. also, you would want to include a form of complex carbs post workout.
    You jagaloons! You're failures! FAILURES!
    Hey, you're embarrassing yourself, you geriatric ****!
    Two things: You keep your liver-spotted hands off my beautiful mother. She's a saint! And then you sit down and you write Dale and Brennan a check for $10,000.
    Or I'm gonna shove one of those fake hearing devices so far up your ass...
    ...you can hear the sound of your small intestine as it produces ****!

    www.twitter.com/shotgunshorty28
    Reply With Quote

  3. #3
    Big Carb Twin's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2005
    Age: 28
    Stats: 5'11", 242 lbs
    Posts: 560
    BodyPoints: 2873
    Rep Power: 207
    Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50) Twin will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Visit Twin's BodySpace
    Twin is offline
    protein shake immediately post, meal soon after
    If i live, I will kill you
    If i die, you are forgiven
    Reply With Quote

  4. #4
    Novice LiamGTR91's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2010
    Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)
    Age: 24
    Stats: 5'8", 178 lbs
    Posts: 1,211
    Rep Power: 116
    LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50) LiamGTR91 will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Visit LiamGTR91's BodySpace
    LiamGTR91 is offline
    Both Mmmm
    Reply With Quote

  5. #5
    So Fresh, So KLEEN MrKleen73's Avatar
    Join Date: Dec 2007
    Location: Houston, Texas, United States
    Age: 42
    Stats: 5'8", 210 lbs
    Posts: 384
    BodyPoints: 1513
    Rep Power: 217
    MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50) MrKleen73 will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Visit MrKleen73's BodySpace
    MrKleen73 is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post
    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    Depends on the goals. If trying to build or maintain muscle then a shake may be best to get the nutrients into the muscle faster. If cardio I would go with whole foods. No big hurry to get stuff to the muscle then, I actually like to wait a good 30 minutes after cardio before i have anything. The other is about money and comfort. It is way cheaper to get your protein from a shake than it is to get it in whole foods. So if money is a concern then go with protein shakes. Otherwise just go with what is convenient. You will find people who swear by whole food only and others who swear by eating one real meal a day and all shakes. I tend to get some real food in with every meal, but 3 out of the 6 meals I get my protein from a powder. There is no magic answer, only people who feel their way is the magic answer if that makes any sense.

    I bloat from lots of whole food but don't from shakes as much. Rather than have a distended gut even when lean I opt for more shakes and easier digestion.
    Live Hard, Laugh Hard, Love Hard and Heal Fast!
    KLEEN - The shine goes farther than skin deep...
    Reply With Quote

  6. #6
    Registered User Murderfox's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2009
    Posts: 6,749
    Rep Power: 11392
    Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Murderfox is a splendid one to behold. (+10000)
    Visit Murderfox's BodySpace
    Murderfox is offline
    Will make no difference, either one is fine.
    Reply With Quote

  7. #7
    Registered User Stephan514's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2010
    Age: 24
    Stats: 6'1", 187 lbs
    Posts: 245
    Rep Power: 120
    Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50) Stephan514 will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    Visit Stephan514's BodySpace
    Stephan514 is offline
    Originally Posted by MrKleen73 View Post
    There is no magic answer, only people who feel their way is the magic answer if that makes any sense.
    Broscience
    Reply With Quote

  8. #8
    STEELEDGE Anthony21's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2007
    Location: Beaverton, Oregon, United States
    Stats: 6'2", 230 lbs
    Posts: 31,776
    BodyPoints: 852
    Rep Power: 61931
    Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Anthony21 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit Anthony21's BodySpace
    Anthony21 is offline
    If your preworkout meal is good in regards to containing protein+carbs+fats you can skip the post workout shake and just go home and eat a whole food meal.

    If you want just have a protein shake post workout, take a shower then eat your next meal. Nothing to complicated.
    Athletic Edge Lead Forum Representative

    Disclaimer: The above post is my PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice.

    "DIE WHEN YOU CAN DO NO MORE DAMAGE" -Phil Anselmo

    My powerlifting log: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=162316631

    My YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Dippedinblackink

    Instagram: l_anthony
    Reply With Quote

  9. #9
    Registered User js4fuller's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2013
    Age: 46
    Stats: 5'10", 283 lbs
    Posts: 1
    Rep Power: 0
    js4fuller has no reputation, good or bad yet. (0)
    Visit js4fuller's BodySpace
    js4fuller is offline

    chicke=en or drink

    how about chicken and protein powder. would that be wrong after workout?
    Reply With Quote

  10. #10
    Registered User hangookfit's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2013
    Age: 22
    Stats: 5'10", 200 lbs
    Posts: 150
    Rep Power: 60
    hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10) hangookfit is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit hangookfit's BodySpace
    hangookfit is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    This. You answered your own question. It doesnt matter
    Reply With Quote

  11. #11
    iSpaz Big_Spaz's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2003
    Location: Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
    Age: 37
    Stats: 5'6", 230 lbs
    Posts: 20,294
    BodyPoints: 17428
    Rep Power: 95369
    Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) Big_Spaz has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit Big_Spaz's BodySpace
    Big_Spaz is offline
    Banana + One Scoop Whey immediately post workout.

    Then I eat a whole meal about an hour to an hour and a half later.





    -Spaz
    iForce Nutrition Online Representative

    http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/iforce-nutrition.html

    iTrain. iCompete. iDominate. iFORCE: The results you demand at prices you can afford
    Reply With Quote

  12. #12
    Registered User BojackuUSMC's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2013
    Age: 32
    Stats: 170 lbs
    Posts: 834
    Rep Power: 2174
    BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000) BojackuUSMC is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit BojackuUSMC's BodySpace
    BojackuUSMC is offline
    Protein shake with greek yogurt for me because I have hard time eating food after workout. I tend to eat 45 mins later after my protein shake.
    Reply With Quote

  13. #13
    Registered User miamibodybuilder's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2009
    Location: Hialeah, Florida, United States
    Age: 36
    Stats: 5'0", 207 lbs
    Posts: 2,131
    Rep Power: 1390
    miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000) miamibodybuilder is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit miamibodybuilder's BodySpace
    miamibodybuilder is offline
    immediately after a workout i like to have a shake consisting of whey and either karbolyn from AAEFX or something high in sugars like a pop tart. i've been doing that for a few months now and an hour and half later i have a whole food meal. but i'd recommend a shake immediately after.
    NGA Natural bodybuilder
    AAEFX Board Rep
    Team Natural Freak
    Reply With Quote

  14. #14
    I Do It On My Own xxsupergman25xx's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2007
    Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Stats: 5'6", 186 lbs
    Posts: 2,109
    BodyPoints: 810
    Rep Power: 1820
    xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000) xxsupergman25xx is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit xxsupergman25xx's BodySpace
    xxsupergman25xx is offline
    I used to be only protein shake after..it was easier and much more convenient. I have gone to a meal on some days because i come straight home. i have noticed 0 difference.
    AI Sports Nutrition Rep

    http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/ai/ai.htm

    Facebook.com/AISportsNutrition
    @TeamAISports

    Ask me for samples!
    http://forms.aweber.com/form/85/1635053985.htm - Newsletter!

    Posts are my personal opinion and does not represent the official position of any company or entity. It does not constitute medical advice.
    -----------------------------------
    Baseball insane

    -----------------------------------
    i do it all on my own
    Reply With Quote

  15. #15
    Registered User wahidelchaar's Avatar
    Join Date: Mar 2015
    Age: 24
    Stats: 165 lbs
    Posts: 8
    Rep Power: 0
    wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10) wahidelchaar has a little shameless behaviour in the past. (-10)
    Visit wahidelchaar's BodySpace
    wahidelchaar is offline
    I usually drink a whey/casein protein shake with creatine and extra amino acids within 30 minutes of my last set, I also enjoy two bananas with that to replenish some of the glycogen stores. After that I take a shower, go home, and have myself a nice big meal with around 60 g of simple and complex carbs, 40 g of lean protein, and I try to MINIMIZE fats because they slow digestion (not a good thing when you're trying to get all your nutrients in within a couple hours of your workout). Shoot for 500-650 kcals for the whole meal.

    I think it's a good idea to stay away from processed carbs, even with the PWO shake. Even a small serving of fruit, along with some fast acting protein, should hold off muscle breakdown until you get back home and enjoy a complete PWO meal. Clean food sources are key in optimizing your body composition (i.e. muscle-gain-to-fat-gain ratio).
    Reply With Quote

  16. #16
    Registered User ChesterGillette's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2014
    Age: 31
    Posts: 268
    Rep Power: 141
    ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50) ChesterGillette will become famous soon enough. (+50)
    ChesterGillette is offline
    If you're bulking and have cals to spare i think the shake right after and then a meal an hour or two later would work best.
    If you're cutting, a well balanced meal will suffice and you don't need the extra cals you would get from the shake.
    Reply With Quote

  17. #17
    Registered User OregonBBinc's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2012
    Stats: 5'10", 215 lbs
    Posts: 3,913
    Rep Power: 6431
    OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Visit OregonBBinc's BodySpace
    OregonBBinc is offline
    in 4 more carb suggestions, still waiting on anyone to enlighten the board on why carbs supplements are always being recommended in this manner.
    Reply With Quote

  18. #18
    Jay Robb Protein Rep AngeloRobb's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2011
    Location: Carlsbad, California, United States
    Stats: 5'10", 214 lbs
    Posts: 139
    Rep Power: 436
    AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250) AngeloRobb has a spectacular aura about. (+250)
    Visit AngeloRobb's BodySpace
    AngeloRobb is offline
    I usually do a quick shake in water with protein and a fast digesting carb powder right after, and then eat a big meal an hour or two later. But if you have the option of eating whole foods immediately following your workout I would go with that over a shake.
    JAY ROBB PROTEIN
    Lead Rep
    ------PREMIUM PROTEIN-PREMIUM POWER------
    www.jayrobb.com
    Like us on Facebook!
    www.facebook.com/JayRobbProtein
    Reply With Quote

  19. #19
    Registered User Tropez's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2006
    Stats: 6'2", 212 lbs
    Posts: 555
    Rep Power: 1798
    Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit Tropez's BodySpace
    Tropez is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post
    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    Jim Stoppani seems to champion for a protein shake after workout (as well as dextrose to replenish glycogen stores) due to the fact that the liquid food gets processed and into your system faster than eating solid foods.
    Male - 39 Years Old - 6'2" - 210lbs (7/1/2015) - 18% BF (@ 227lbs)

    Measure. Control. Improve
    Reply With Quote

  20. #20
    Registered User OregonBBinc's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2012
    Stats: 5'10", 215 lbs
    Posts: 3,913
    Rep Power: 6431
    OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000) OregonBBinc is a name known to all. (+5000)
    Visit OregonBBinc's BodySpace
    OregonBBinc is offline
    Originally Posted by AngeloRobb View Post
    I usually do a quick shake in water with protein and a fast digesting carb powder right after, and then eat a big meal an hour or two later. But if you have the option of eating whole foods immediately following your workout I would go with that over a shake.
    and whats that fast digesting carb going to do exactly?
    Reply With Quote

  21. #21
    Positive Plantain djwolford's Avatar
    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Northport, Alabama, United States
    Stats: 6'2", 215 lbs
    Posts: 13,003
    Rep Power: 75124
    djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) djwolford has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit djwolford's BodySpace
    djwolford is offline
    I find the shake to be a bit more convenient, personally. But then I also eat real food soon after. Matter of preference really, but real food is better imo.
    ◆Official True GRIT Rep◆
    Unripened for XOCDs pleasure.
    «««Dirty South Crew»»»
    ¤Probably DRunk Posting Crew¤
    ☆Building a Peel of Steel☆

    Follow along with the True Grit Journal- http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=166893781
    - www.facebook.com/truegritness -www.twitter.com/truegritness -www.instagram.com/truegritness - 
    Reply With Quote

  22. #22
    Registered User dknatural74's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2014
    Location: Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
    Stats: 5'7", 180 lbs
    Posts: 729
    Rep Power: 2759
    dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) dknatural74 is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500)
    Visit dknatural74's BodySpace
    dknatural74 is offline
    Both!!! Most will say it doesn't matter, but I do what works for me......Protein shake immediately after, and a high protein/moderate carb meal about 45 min later!!!
    Reply With Quote

  23. #23
    Official MuscleTech Rep llahhsoj's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2011
    Stats: 5'4", 181 lbs
    Posts: 28,009
    Rep Power: 64589
    llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) llahhsoj has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit llahhsoj's BodySpace
    llahhsoj is offline
    I would always opt for whole foods over a shake if possible. Shakes are good for convenience though.
    ***Official MuscleTech Rep***

    ★Free samples!★>> forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164405971 <<★Free samples!★

    ANARCHY – BUY 1 GET 1 FREE
    CLEAR MUSCLE – BUY 1 GET (84 caps size) FREE
    CREACORE – BUY 1 GET 1 FREE
    PLATINUM WHEY – BUY 2 GET 1 FREE
    TEST HD – BUY 1 GET 1 FREE

    Check out the MuscleTech Stacks!!!
    http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/muscletech-stacks.html
    Reply With Quote

  24. #24
    Certified Gainster Lionology's Avatar
    Join Date: Jul 2011
    Location: United States
    Stats: 153 lbs
    Posts: 6,205
    Rep Power: 16874
    Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Lionology is a splendid one to behold. (+10000)
    Visit Lionology's BodySpace
    Lionology is offline
    I like both, but tend to go with shakes more often then not. It's faster and easier for me.
    Reply With Quote

  25. #25
    Eff Mendoza I'm Hungry Fishman15's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2013
    Location: United States
    Stats: 5'11", 201 lbs
    Posts: 3,811
    Rep Power: 11578
    Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) Fishman15 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000)
    Visit Fishman15's BodySpace
    Fishman15 is offline
    Originally Posted by Tropez View Post
    Jim Stoppani seems to champion for a protein shake after workout (as well as dextrose to replenish glycogen stores) due to the fact that the liquid food gets processed and into your system faster than eating solid foods.
    Plus he sells protein powder so there's that...
    "i'm GROWN, in my PRIME, and in VERY good shape.

    i pretty much can maul through anything i come across straight up"...DATNEWNEWNEW
    Reply With Quote

  26. #26
    Brand in Black qstick99's Avatar
    Join Date: Apr 2012
    Location: Salinas, California, United States
    Stats: 6'0", 294 lbs
    Posts: 8,713
    Rep Power: 63924
    qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000) qstick99 has a brilliant future. Third best rank! (+40000)
    Visit qstick99's BodySpace
    qstick99 is offline
    When possible I like to get whole foods pre and post workout. The shake is a lot easier, specially if going straight to work or somewhere else after the gym. Then I like to get some carbs and protein in supplement form, Isobolic/Waxybolic etc.
    *Lead Forum Representative for Nutrabolics*
    www.nutrabolics.com
    www.facebook.com/nutrabolics

    Brand In Black Training Journal
    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164377131

    Logging opportunity for two of Nutrabolics new products - Improved and open labels!! GIHN!!!

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=168492413
    Reply With Quote

  27. #27
    Cybergenics...it's bomb! lucia316's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2012
    Location: Loomis, California, United States
    Age: 38
    Stats: 5'10", 214 lbs
    Posts: 3,617
    Rep Power: 12824
    lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000) lucia316 is a splendid one to behold. (+10000)
    Visit lucia316's BodySpace
    lucia316 is offline
    5 years later, I'm sure op is still monitoring thread for suggestions on how to maximize magic 30 minute windows. smh
    Reply With Quote

  28. #28
    R.N. gbnpc's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2014
    Location: United States
    Age: 40
    Stats: 5'8", 172 lbs
    Posts: 732
    Rep Power: 582
    gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500) gbnpc is a jewel in the rough. (+500)
    Visit gbnpc's BodySpace
    gbnpc is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post
    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    Either one is fine, but obviously whole food protein sources are better for your body. However, for convenience sake or if you are unable to reach your macros/can't get to a whole food meal at the time you are needing to eat, then a shake is perfectly fine as its just powdered protein. As far as losing fat, a shake won't make you fat, nor help you lose weight. A claorie deficit will help you lose weight, whereas a calorie surplus will help you gain.
    *Team All American EFX Sports.
    *Registered Nurse/Trauma Certified.
    *NPC National Men's Physique Competitor, Top 10 Jr. USA's 2015.

    Web: http://www.aaefx.com/
    Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/AllAmericanEFX
    Instagram: @efxsports 

    *My comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions of
    All American EFX Sports as they are my own*
    Reply With Quote

  29. #29
    Registered User hossjob's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2006
    Age: 35
    Stats: 5'7", 173 lbs
    Posts: 620
    Rep Power: 2696
    hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500) hossjob is a glorious beacon of knowledge. (+2500)
    Visit hossjob's BodySpace
    hossjob is offline
    Originally Posted by passionforabs View Post
    I was wondering if it's better to eat food (for example a chicken or tuna salad) after working out or drinking a protein shake. Which one is best for the body if somebody is trying to lose fat and why?

    I sometimes eat after my training and sometimes just drink a shake if I'm in a hurry.

    Thanks
    Either are good choices. Protein shakes are overrated. If you enjoy or are in a hurry, they are great. If not, eat whole food. Personally, if I'm trying to lose weight, my calories and volume of food are lower than normal so I'd much rather eat something that is going to stick with me longer to help make me feel satiated and satisfied longer, but it's up to you!
    All American EFX Rep

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AllAmericanEFX
    Twitter: @AllAmericanEFX
    Instagram: @AAEFX

    http://www.aaefx.com

    My comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions of All American EFX and they are my own.
    Reply With Quote

  30. #30
    Registered User Tropez's Avatar
    Join Date: Feb 2006
    Stats: 6'2", 212 lbs
    Posts: 555
    Rep Power: 1798
    Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000) Tropez is just really nice. (+1000)
    Visit Tropez's BodySpace
    Tropez is offline
    Originally Posted by OregonBBinc View Post
    and whats that fast digesting carb going to do exactly?
    When you lift, your glycogen stores get depleted. If you consume a fast digesting carb (dextrose seems best, gummi bears, pixi stix, smarties) they hit your bloodstream faster and help replenish these stores.

    Read more here: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/...mmy_bears.html
    Male - 39 Years Old - 6'2" - 210lbs (7/1/2015) - 18% BF (@ 227lbs)

    Measure. Control. Improve
    Reply With Quote

Reply
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-03-2007, 07:10 PM
  2. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-21-2007, 10:10 PM
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-12-2006, 03:45 PM
  4. Protein Shake After Workout Question
    By jazzyb88 in forum Nutrition
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-03-2006, 05:40 AM
  5. Good protein shake after workout?
    By eru in forum Supplements
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-23-2003, 05:07 PM

Posting Permissions

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