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Gainer as a Meal Replacement?

I was just wondering, could something like mass gainer be used as a meal replacement?

Beer could be used as a meal replacement…doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.

Most “mass gainers” are loaded with a bunch of crap.

Personally, I blend my own shake each morning for breakfast:

Metabolic Drive
Oatmeal
Cottage Cheese
Banana
Blueberries
Brocolli Tops
Fish Oil

I would suggest doing something like JN7844 suggests. The exceptions that it would be ok to use a gainer for a meal replacement is immediately after your workout and then the next meal.

Outside of those 2 meals, I wouldn’t do it.

In a pinch there is nothing better. I had a job where the only break I had was to go to the bathroom in 6 hours, and sipping on a weight gainer shake really helped.

Making your own shake is best though, tastes better imo

[quote]waylanderxx wrote:
I would suggest doing something like JN7844 suggests. The exceptions that it would be ok to use a gainer for a meal replacement is immediately after your workout and then the next meal.

Outside of those 2 meals, I wouldn’t do it.[/quote]

In addition to using it pwo, I’ve also used it as part of my breakfast on higher carb days. My breakfast shake is usually 2 scoops of protein with 2/3 cup of oatmeal, blended. On high carb days, I simply substitute 1 scoop of protein for 1 of weight gainer (full serving is 3 scoops).

On most days, a few scoops of Metabolic Drive Complete with 2 cups of milk is one of my meals.