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Drinking Milk While Working Out?


#1

Good idea? bad idea? I'm thinking it's got protein in it, plus sugars for energy...any downside?


#2

worked great for him...


#3

Frank Yang Wins At Everything, Forever.


#4

Can't imagine it would be "bad". I know people who tried it and it made em feel a little queasy. But give it a try. Not going to hurt.


#5

He didn't think it was a good idea.


#6

You might vomit a little bit while squatting, that's all :slightly_smiling:


#7

Not to be dogmatic about him, but I do remember reading that Paul Anderson used to do it.

I really think its a matter if you can stomach it or not. Personally I think it would be tough to train hard and not get queasy.


#8

I've done it before. This was when I was doing heavy shit with low reps, with strength being my only concern.

shrugs

Give it a shot.


#9

I think I would barf up shit after a bit. I get thirsty as hell when working out and I could see myself downing to much milk and blowing chunks in front of people haha.


#10

I was thinking something similar, maybe 12oz. of sport drink with 5g glutamine dissolved in it for glycogen replenishment and to blunt cortisol. I'm guessing that would be a bit more pleasant than milk. Any way this could interfere with pwo insulin spike?


#11

I drank a bunch of milk before my workout today. I was ripping ass like crazy half way through.


#12

personally milks to thick, and it also thickens into a mucus in your stomach so i would imagine it would make you feel like shit but ive meevr tried it and everyones different so try it and see what happens


#13

If you're using milk exclusively, go for half skimmed or skimmed milk. I've read reports that milk is a very effective rehydration drink, probably better than many commercially available sports drink. Plus it has both whey and casein in it.

Can't see why you can't use milk as a pre/post workout drink when you don't have enough money to buy Surge, unless you're lactose intolerant of course. Although I think you'll need to add some other sources of protein, whey for example, if you don't want to increase you're carb intake from milk too much.


#14

yes EVERYTHING


#15

too thick for me...plus i'm weird and can only drink milk if it's cold. the thought of pouring it in a bottle, driving to the gym, warming up, then lifting for over an hour while drinking milk that has most likely warmed up just disgusts me. that's just me...can't see it being a bad thing.

worth a shot though, up to you.


#16

I used to drink at least a litre or 2 pints of full fat milk every workout. Works great for strength and weight gain.