Hello, I'm currently doing the rippetoe program, and on two days of the week I work out at night after dinner around 9:00P.M.
After this work out I drink my supplement and go to bed maybe an hour after.
Is their any negatives too working out late at night and drinking your supplement late at night?
Thread: Working out late at night..
02-25-2008, 09:24 PM #1
Working out late at night..
02-25-2008, 09:27 PM #2
02-25-2008, 10:46 PM #3
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The major negative would be the lack of protein you are feeding your body after a workout. A post-workout supplement is a good start, but you really should consider taking a nap before your workouts and having at least a serving of meat after your workouts to ensure you are not starving your body of the protein it seeks after training.
02-25-2008, 11:06 PM #4
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Post workout meal is essential, eat again after the workout.Deadlift: 535x1
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02-26-2008, 10:00 AM #6
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I also was stuck in this rut due to not getting home from work till 7:00 PM.
Ive had great results eating a large snack at work right before I leave. Ill usually have a couple handfuls of dry cereal or oats and a couple spoonfuls of natty peanutbutter. Ill digest on my evening commute, that way I can hit the gym immediately instead of waiting till after dinner then giving it more time to digest. I can usually start my workouts by 7:30 now, and Im usually eating my dinner at 9:00 or 9:30. No more working out till 11:00 pm anymore.