2 protein supplements?

2 protein supplements? Topic: 2 protein supplements?
September 18, 2019 / By Keturah
Question: so I just picked up some new shake form whey protein from muscle milk, let me know if this stuff sucks, and I used to just do the shakes after a work out. Well I ran out at one point and so I turned to the protein bars from powerbar. So now I have both. Is there any DISADVANTAGE to me taking the bar before the workout and then having a drink afterward?
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Jaida Jaida | 5 days ago
Calories may be a disadvantage. Also, count the number of grams of protein each one has in it. You should calculate your protein needs and not go much over that. Too much protein can cause kidney damage, not necessarily right away, but over time. So too much protein may not be the best thing to do. To calculate your daily protein needs use this formula How to Calculate Your specific Protein Needs: 1. Weight in pounds divided by 2.2 = weight in kg 2. Weight in kg x 0.8-1.8 gm/kg = protein gm. Note - In # 2 above: Use a lower number (in # 2 above) if you are in good health and are sedentary. Use a higher number (between 1 and 1.8) if you if you are involved in consistent and intense weight or endurance training. Example: 154 lb male who is a regular exerciser and lifts weights 154 lbs/2.2 = 70kg 70kg x 1.5 = 105 gm protein/day It is probably not terrible to go over a little, esp since you are working out. They say to remember the cardio exercises, as well as weights, they help with protein breakdown in the body also! I know the muscle milk that my son drinks has about 50g of protein in them. Just look at your own needs, and the amount of protein in the bars/shakes. Does it come close? Then it probably won't hurt. Is it way over? Then you probably want to do one or the other. If so, always after the exercise. The protein will help rebuild the muscles torn from the weight lifting. Remember you are getting protein from the food you choose to eat also. Good Luck with your body building!
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Jaida Originally Answered: Do protein supplements turn into fat if I don't lift that much? ?
only carbohydrates can turn directly to fat. Protein and fat cannot be stored as fat without being converted to carbohydrate, first. I like to add coconut oil to my shakes. Watch the milk and fruit that you might add. They have great vitamins and antioxidants but as I said before, they can be stored as fat or converted to triglycerides in the liver.

Emma Emma
Only bad thing about bars is sat. fat which most shakes don't have. In my opinion any decent whey protein is going to work as well as another. Unless there is something obviouslly wrong with it (i.e. it doesn't mix, or it tastes foul) the cheaper brands are just as good as the more expensive brands. Some might say that 100% whey isolate (more expensive) is better than regular whey but regular whey is already absorbed plenty fast by the body, in fact many people have been tending to prefer caesine (milk protein) supplements for nutritional supplementation while keeping whey around for pre and immediate post-workout supplementation cause really the latter cases is the only time that a super fast absorbed protein is important. That being said for whey I go with Body Fortress ($15/2lb @ Target). While for Milk Protein I use Mega Milk, by Dymatize which has a nearly identical profile to muscle milk but because they advertise way less it is a LOT CHEAPER. for Mega Milk try discountanabolics.com or dpsnutrition.net most of the fat in the Mega Milk is from medium chain triglycerides which they say aren't bad for you like most saturated fat.
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Chyna Chyna
no, not at all, don't over do it too much, anything excess in the body is converted into fat (including protein) no more than 1g/lb. every day, even that is a little steep. I would stay the hell away from muscle milk, I used to experiment with protein shakes when I first started using them, muscle milk was my worst failure. It's got as much fat as a McDonalds shake and leaves the inside of my shaker coated with grease after I make one, so if you're trying to lose weight kiss that goodbye. I thought it tasted horrible (I had cookies and cream) and while it had plenty of protein I may as well have just gone to sams and bought a crate of snickers bars and ate them instead. After trying about 8 different ones I ended up with something called "Pro Complex" it's made by a company called ON and comes in a red or purple container. It actually tastes good, less than 10g of fat (If I can recall) and 64g of protein! Great stuff, try the muscle milk and if it's not giving you what you want toss the rest, hated that stuff!
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Avital Avital
protein bars dont work, they add fat onto you becasue of the high calories and fat. The shakes are better, they work better. The muscle milk will help you get stronger and gain weight so if i had to choose, i would choose the muscle milk
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Avital Originally Answered: how can i make a protein shake to lose belly fat without protein powder?
A protein shake isn't going to do anything to help you lose belly fat. In fact, it will do more to help you keep it than lose it. Protein has as many calories as pure sugar (4cal/gm). You don't need a protein diet. Here's the story. The best diet for losing fat is the same as the best diet for building muscle which is the same as the best diet for maintaining health and body weight. In other words, everyone should be eating essentially the same macronutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber barring special health or medical considerations because we all have essentially the same physiognomy. Here is the diet approved by the US National Institute of Health...the people your doctor listens to. Eat varied, wholesome, and high quality foods such that your daily caloric intake is about equal to your daily caloric burn while keeping your macronutrient ratios at about 55/25/20 (%calories from carbs/fats/protein). Only slight changes should be made in the macronutrient ratios to accommodate the extreme demands of special activities such as athletics or inactivity due to illness. Note: Here are the details in case you're interested. ---> http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2010... and here ---> http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutri... You get to make the food choices based on culture, available foods, personal preferences, your resources, food allergies, etc. However, the words "varied", "wholesome", and "high quality" are important. And, you should consume your food in 4-6 daily meals with healthy snacks between such that you're nourishing yourself every two hours when awake. If you want to burn body fat, simply decrease portion sizes of your food such that your daily intake is 500 calories less than your daily burn rate. That should result in a loss rate of one pound per week. If you don't know how to proceed, here are the only two websites you need. 1. This site has a wide range of information about foods, fat, diets, and exercise with calculators, diet tips, food facts, etc. ---> http://www.freedieting.com/ 2. This website is a great way to track calories, macronutrients, water, and exercise. It also does all the math for you and makes it super easy to look up foods to enter into your online food intake diary. There's a discussion forum where you can exchange info with thousands of other dieters. --->http://www.myfitnesspal.com/ Here's my food intake diary as an example ---> http://www.myfitnesspal.com/food/diary/clickmaster Tracking your calories is crucial to your fat loss and maintenance. Tracking your macronutrients is crucial to your health. And, of course, it is implied that you will learn how to read labels, weight portions, do food lookups, enter data, interpret data, etc., if you don't already know how. It's all easy stuff and, if you persist, it will eventually become such a routine that you'll be able to enter data from your cell, know what your daily nutritional requirements are real time by the hour, interpret labels and estimate recipes, plan cheats, and, best of all, not have to rely on the scale to tell you if you're losing, gaining, or maintaining. Good luck and good health!! ♠ PS: Here are some good websites you may find beneficial. • MY FIRST CHOICE http://www.usa.gov • A MUST FOR DIETERS http://www.freedieting.com/ • BEST DIET TOOL ON THE WEB http://www.myfitnesspal.com/ • NUTRITION DOT GOV http://riley.nal.usda.gov/

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