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Carbs With Your Protein Shake


#1

ordered a great protein mix from the protein factory..... It even tastes good... I have been eating granola bars or oatmeal (and psylium husk) with my shakes (non pw) and maltodextrin with my pw shakes... what do you guys eat with your shakes...


#2

Depends on what time of day it is, and in relation to working out.

Also your goal....if you're trying to pack on weight, etc...

I have Surge after my workout which is (as we all know) carbs (glucose+maltodextrin) and protein (whey hydrolysate).

The only other time i have a shake might be in the evening and that will be Low-Carb Grow! and some peanut butter or nuts. That's usually only if i'm too lazy or rushed to cook something.

Overall i prefer whole foods and Surge is really the only "shake" i ever use.


#3

I lift in the early morning. Before I go, I take a banana or two, 2 scoops of Low-Carb Grow!, 1 cup of rolled oats, 1/2 cup of cottage cheese and a half liter of water. Put all that in a blender and mix. It doesn't taste bad, and it is protein plus carbs.


#4

i love natural peaunutbutter... the shakes in question are the ones in my 6 hour window after i train... Looking for a good carb source that wont burn too quick... been eating a granola bar or 2...