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Protein shake 3x/day ?

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by Ivica Truscek, Aug 28, 2005.

  1. Ivica Truscek

    Ivica Truscek Orange Belt Professional Fighter

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    Is there any reason why I should not eat 3 meals and drink 3 protein shakes per day ?

    It takes alot of time to prepere the food and to eat it.
    Does the real food have more "value" than shakes ?
    I have a feeling that i made better strenght gains while i was just eatin food, but maybe it was because something else...
     
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    grapling101 Brown Belt

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    I have to use protien shakes to help balance out my % of carbs v/s protien.
     
  3. 3 is too many. Eat food.
     
  4. Richard Emling

    Richard Emling Black Belt Professional Fighter

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    4 solid meals 2 shakes works well for me
     
  5. LCDforMe

    LCDforMe Purple Belt

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    I usually have just one a day. The more real food you eat is better.
     
  6. Evil Eye Gouger

    Evil Eye Gouger Gold Belt

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    You cannot replace a proper meal with a shake. There's a reason why they're called "supplements".
     
  7. Duncon76

    Duncon76 Blue Belt

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    eat food...if not, have a shake
     
  8. JP

    JP You're a n00b

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    Sure you can have 3, but IMO you shouldn't be replacing any normal food with it. I drink 3 right now as I'm bulking but I eat all the food I would normally.
     
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    Madmick Cerebrage Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Ditto.
     
  10. Ivica Truscek

    Ivica Truscek Orange Belt Professional Fighter

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    neosamurai1979 Blue Belt

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    2 and 4 small meals sounds good to me.
     
  12. Herculean

    Herculean Purple Belt

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    yes

    eat real food , if you can , get organic , though its expensive =/
     
  13. PIT FIGHTER

    PIT FIGHTER YAMMA Pit Fighter

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    protein products are there to supplement your diet (hence the name) rather than replace it. Food should always be the 1st choice.
     

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