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 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Registered User Lynes77's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2012
    Stats: 5'10", 184 lbs
    Posts: 6
    Rep Power: 0
    Lynes77 is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit Lynes77's BodySpace
    Lynes77 is offline

    How soon to drink a protien shake after workout????

    After my lifting workout i will usually run on the treadmill for 30-45 min, should I drink my protein shake after or before running? Also, what is a good protein power out there. I got a case of the Muscle Milk light from Costco but realized that the protein content is not specified, it does not say Whey protein. Should i change it up?

    Thanks!!!
    Reply With Quote

  2. #2
    Registered User snorkelman's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2007
    Location: Florida, United States
    Age: 41
    Stats: 5'9", 200 lbs
    Posts: 21,126
    BodyPoints: 417
    Rep Power: 72032
    snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) snorkelman has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit snorkelman's BodySpace
    snorkelman is offline
    I assume that you have fallen for the supplement industry's favorite concept: the mythical need for immediate post-workout protein.

    Bro, you will do just fine having a shake after your cardio. In fact, you will not see any difference in body comp, if you skip the shake and just eat a chicken sandwich when you get home from the gym.
    Reply With Quote

  3. #3
    Registered User Lynes77's Avatar
    Join Date: Aug 2012
    Stats: 5'10", 184 lbs
    Posts: 6
    Rep Power: 0
    Lynes77 is on a distinguished road. (+10)
    Visit Lynes77's BodySpace
    Lynes77 is offline
    Originally Posted by snorkelman View Post
    I assume that you have fallen for the supplement industry's favorite concept: the mythical need for immediate post-workout protein.

    Bro, you will do just fine having a shake after your cardio. In fact, you will not see any difference in body comp, if you skip the shake and just eat a chicken sandwich when you get home from the gym.

    Thanks for the reply!
    Reply With Quote

  4. #4
    lasher in training Swamp Dog's Avatar
    Join Date: Sep 2007
    Stats: 5'7", 170 lbs
    Posts: 6,791
    BodyPoints: 3153
    Rep Power: 13838
    Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) Swamp Dog has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit Swamp Dog's BodySpace
    Swamp Dog is offline
    If you don't have an iv of protein in by your last rep your doing it wrong.
    1 Corinthians 16:13
    Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

    Of the highest primacy, I am the utmost real.
    Ignatius Azalea
    Reply With Quote

  5. #5
    Carbs = Drugs jhouser's Avatar
    Join Date: Jan 2011
    Location: United States
    Stats: 6'1", 190 lbs
    Posts: 1,094
    Rep Power: 2731
    jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) jhouser has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit jhouser's BodySpace
    jhouser is offline
    The thought of having a protein shake in my stomach while doing 45 minutes of cardio makes me shudder.

    OP, you'll be fine to wait until after your cardio. I agree with snorkelman.
    UncleWade and jhouser introduce ProGAM: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=152327053
    Reply With Quote

  6. #6
    Registered User JNM209's Avatar
    Join Date: Jun 2012
    Age: 30
    Stats: 5'9", 173 lbs
    Posts: 2,609
    Rep Power: 5372
    JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) JNM209 has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit JNM209's BodySpace
    JNM209 is offline
    I personally dont, I train fasted at 6 am and dont eat anything until 12, im on an intermittent fasting routine (google "leangains") but I break my fast with a 1000 calorie meal 50 grams supplemeent protein from my shake and 50+ from my meal...dont buy into the supp comp timing stuff your body will use the protein when needed, ive been steaduly cutting on my current routine after plateuing in weight loss and im still getting stronger while leaning... You can take that protein right away if you want but it aint that serious...
    Reply With Quote

  7. #7
    Registered User BogusForLife's Avatar
    Join Date: May 2009
    Location: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    Stats: 6'4", 195 lbs
    Posts: 4,850
    Rep Power: 25207
    BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000) BogusForLife has reached the pinnacle! Best possible rank! (+1000000)
    Visit BogusForLife's BodySpace
    BogusForLife is offline
    The only way to see gains from a protein shake is to keep your shaker cup with you during the entire workout and use it to catch EVERY drop of sweat (this increases bioavailability by 105%). If you sweat on the bench, use a paper towel to soak it up and drain it into the shaker cup (same thing applies for clothes).

    Once you've done that, it's imperative that you drink the sweat/protein powder concoction during the last rep of the last exercise while your targeted muscles are still under tension. If you mistakenly wait until the set is over, DO NOT drink the shake as it will be all but useless to do so. Instead, repeat the entire workout in reverse order (muscle confusion) and give yourself another shot at the last rep window.

    Most lifters don't notice a difference when supplementing with protein shakes because they think "timing is irrelevant" or "drinking your own sweat is broscience" or "IIFYM" or "protein is protein" which couldn't be further from the truth.
    Reply With Quote

Reply

Similar Threads

  1. Diet Questions
    By KhanPaulsen in forum Teen Bodybuilding
    Replies: 2690
    Last Post: 04-28-2013, 11:49 PM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-05-2009, 04:32 PM
  3. Advice/Critique My Diet/Routine
    By Dr0n3 in forum Teen Bodybuilding
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-07-2006, 05:52 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

Home Store Products Careers Help Contact Us Terms of Use Checkout