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Whey Protein 101

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by Matt Thornton, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. Matt Thornton

    Matt Thornton Amateur Fighter

    Sep 2, 2004
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    I didn't see a thread that really completely covered the use of whey protein, so I figured I'd make one.

    Okay, so recently, I discovered, I am too skinny. 5'11" and 151 pounds, with 10% body fat. I'd like to get down to 7%, but wrestling season is coming soon, and putting on muscle is something I need to focus on for now. The extra 3% I can handle later.

    I've been lifting weights more and cutting back on the cardio a little bit, and recently I bought about 4 pounds of Whey Protein. Before, my dieting and supplement use basically consisted of a multivitamin, and staying away from junk food 6 days a week. Now that I have to focus on building strength and performance, and not just losing weight, I need to learn more about the best way to use supplements.

    My question to all of you is, what do you feel is the most effective way to use Whey Protein? Obviously drink it. But I mean, how much per day, when to take it, how to use it cost-efficiently (this stuff isn't exactly cheap).

    I appreciate any help, as I really need to start packing on some muscle.
  2. ChUtEBoXWaNnAbE

    ChUtEBoXWaNnAbE Green Belt

    Jul 5, 2005
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    The Rock
    dude...this thread is exactly what ive been looking for aswell

    im 5-10 155-160 lbs

    trying to gain 15 lbs

    but im a newbie to the weight gaining world...im in need of such information aswell

    hopefully someone with knowledge on the subject answers you
  3. Madmick

    Madmick Cerebrage Staff Member Senior Moderator

    Jun 13, 2005
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