i just bought a 4 pound tub of casein protein, it was recommended to me by a friend, i was wondering if i could take casein after my workouts. would it be a good idea or not i dont got cash to buy whey so what should i do.
im 17...be 18 soon, weight 75kg, 170cm tall endomorph/mesomorph. any suggestions on what to do.
Thread: Casein for a post workout?
01-20-2012, 01:41 AM #1
Casein for a post workout?
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After a workout its best if you use a faster digesting protein after a workout and use a slow one for peroids where you might go without food for a while..like when you go to sleep.
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Don't worry about the "fast digesting" and "slow digesting" proteins. You wouldn't see any noticeable difference from taking whey or casein post workout, as long as your total macro/protein intake at the end of the day is the same. Really you don't even need a protein powder or shake post workout if you can get all of your protein from whole foods.
Essentially, the most important thing is to just get adequate protein and reaching your macros at the end of the day. You can use Casein post-workout if you want.NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist
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