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Met Rx Shakes in the morning?

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by jaymitchnj, Mar 11, 2008.

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    I am 5'11" 150lbs and desperately need to eat more. Since my mornings are hectic, I usually just shake up a met rx as soon as I get to work. I then go home and train BJJ for two hours, and do not have the energy to cook up anything fancy at home so I make another shake (N2 Large).

    For lunch it I usually eat large salad with eggs, chicken or tuna, dark greens, balsamic, carrots, cucumber.

    But my question is, should I be drinking Met Rx in the morning? Will it have any benefits?
     
  2. w0cyru01 Purple Belt

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    No you should eat food since you even admit you need to eat more

    then drink a shake when you get to work

    on weekends you should cook a bunch of food to eat throughout the week
     
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    ty, will consider... just i lead a busy work week.
     
  4. MetaHuman uəɯ,ōōʎɥ•ɐʇǝɯ

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    While whole foods are preferred, I do enjoy a good morning shake. Quick surge of the stuff my body needs. Also a convenient way to incorporate some of the powdered and liquid consumables I have at my disposal (Greens+, Balanced Essentials, BA, etc...).

    Throughout the day, I tend to eat every 2.5 hours (3 hours max). But after a shake, I normally eat whole food 2 hours later.

    There's a thread about how to make a good shake. Check the FAQ.
     
  5. wvboy Brown Belt

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    You need more food. Add nuts to your diet. Add anything that is healthy and calorie dense.
     
  6. w0cyru01 Purple Belt

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    Wake up earlier to eat food
     
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    it's better than nothing, but you're not going to gain weight that way...that's 3-5 hours without any real food? and when did u go to bed? that's potentially 8-12 hours of no real food? maybe more?
     
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    So you eat one meal at lunch

    then 2 shakes....that's it for a day?
     
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    It varies really but yes, two shakes a day and whatever else I can get in my body in between work, commuting, and training. Thank you everyone for your suggestion so far, I will change my diet accordingly.
     

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