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1 year ago #1
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When should I be taking my protein shakes?
should I be taking them before my workouts or after my workouts?
I'm using a product I got from BB website
pretty sure it's good it had high reviews.

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i would take protein shakes before and after training, this way you're protein amino balance is positive and you're building muscle the whole time

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before and after is better

10 months ago #4
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NOT Necessary. Just follow your diet.

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I take my protein shake 30 minutes to two hours after working out. It works well for me.

Quoted kibby; Post# 1975

When should I be taking my protein shakes?
should I be taking them before my workouts or after my workouts?
I'm using a product I got from BB website
pretty sure it's good it had high reviews.

8 months ago #6
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The timing of protein shake consumption can vary depending on individual preferences and goals. Both pre- and post-workout protein shakes can be beneficial, and the choice often depends on your specific needs and routine. Here are some considerations:

1.Pre-workout protein shake: Consuming a protein shake before your workout can provide a readily available source of amino acids during exercise. This can help prevent muscle breakdown and support muscle recovery. Additionally, it may provide some energy for your workout. If you prefer to exercise in a fasted state or have a sensitive stomach, a pre-workout protein shake can be a good option.

2.Post-workout protein shake: Consuming a protein shake after your workout is a popular choice because it can help kick-start the muscle repair and recovery process. Exercise creates micro-tears in muscles, and consuming protein post-workout provides the necessary building blocks for muscle protein synthesis and recovery. This can aid in muscle growth, repair, and adaptation. Post-workout protein shakes are often recommended within 30-60 minutes after exercise to optimize recovery.

3.Combination approach: Some individuals choose to have both pre- and post-workout protein shakes. This can provide a sustained amino acid release during and after the workout, supporting muscle repair and growth.

Remember that while protein shakes can be a convenient way to supplement your protein intake, they should not replace whole food sources of protein. It's important to maintain a balanced diet and include other sources of protein from foods like lean meats, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products, legumes, and plant-based protein sources.

Additionally, individual protein requirements vary based on factors such as body weight, activity level, and fitness goals. Consulting with a registered dietitian or a healthcare professional can help determine the appropriate timing and amount of protein intake to support your specific needs.

Jovana

> Quoted kibby; Post# 1975

> When should I be taking my protein shakes?
> should I be taking them before my workouts or after my workouts?
> I'm using a product I got from BB website
> pretty sure it's good it had high reviews.

8 months ago #7
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Both are better. It depends on your body, For my body it is more effective after a workout. But it depends on your body's needs.

> Quoted kibby; Post# 1975

> When should I be taking my protein shakes?
> should I be taking them before my workouts or after my workouts?
> I'm using a product I got from BB website
> pretty sure it's good it had high reviews.

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