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What Do You Drink for a PWO Shake?

whats your PWO drink? i usually drink some Surge raspberry, but im wondering what else out there is good besides Surge.

40 Whey protein + 30 maltodextrin + 30 dextrose + 5g creatine + 5.5g BCAA (in addition to the 5.8g in the protein). Pretty much like Surge, but a home brew. (I weight 165 lb)

2 cups milk, 1 scoop Metabolic Drive, 1 banana, 2 tbsp peanut butter. Yeah, yeah, I know it’s not the “optimum” PWO drink, and the peanut butter slows down digestion blah blah blah, but it tastes delicious!

50g whey and 5g creatine.

edit: i take in all my carbs pre-wo

i used Surge for a long time, its very good. right now i for my protein blends i am using a custom protein blend of whey isolate and hydrolysate with dextrose. Its a little cheaper so I can use a larger does, ex 40 g protein, 75 gram carbs or so. Products are top quality.

I also throw some of their casein hydrolysate in my Surge Workout Fuel for preworkout.

oh and 5 grams leucine and 5 grams creatine

1.5 cups rolled oats+2-3 tbs pb+ 1 scoop whey

This is also my breakfast

2 Scoops Whey and a Pop tart was my staple for years. Although since using Anaconda peri-workout, I don’t always rush home for a post shake. Lately I just have a normal meal 30-45 mins later.
(I still find time for the occasional poptart though -lol)

S

powdered gatorade, whey, leucine.

then about 45min later i have 2 sweet potatos, pasta and a steak.

[quote]The Mighty Stu wrote:
2 Scoops Whey and a Pop tart was my staple for years. Although since using Anaconda peri-workout, I don’t always rush home for a post shake. Lately I just have a normal meal 30-45 mins later.
(I still find time for the occasional poptart though -lol)

S[/quote]

This is great!! I used to train with a guy that indulged in pop tarts from time to time.

I put 90 gr of low quality whey powder which has 70 gr protein in it. I mix that with 5gr creatine and 35 gr dextrose and have 1/3 before workout and 2/3 after workout.

Two cups of lowfat chocolate milk.

Used to be a scoop of whey powder and two scoops of Gatorade powder.

2 cups milk, 1 scoop protein blend (isolate and casein) and some milled flax (probably around 30-50g), then a large starch and protein meal around an hour or so after.

just love the texture of the flax, makes it like a big crunchy milkshake and trying to get in more calories post workout so i’m not too bothered about slowing down the absorption rate of the protein

Like Stu, I’ve switched from postworkout shakes to peri-workout with solid results for quite a while.

Two scoops Surge Workout Fuel with two scoops MAG-10 starting 5-10 minutes before training. I might also have one or two FINiBARs a half-hour or so before, generally if I’m training in the early morning.

22 grams whey Isolate, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp fenugreek, 3g leucine, 5g creatine, unknown and large amounts of sugar(soon to be 60 grams of dextrose) and a garlic pill(not blended)

2 scoops Whey powder, cold water. Then a normal meal (usually dinner which is mostly protein and vegetables) in about a hour afterward.

[quote]wanderingmax wrote:
22 grams whey Isolate, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp fenugreek, 3g leucine, 5g creatine, unknown and large amounts of sugar(soon to be 60 grams of dextrose) and a garlic pill(not blended)[/quote]

Why would you take cinnamon? If you are taking high gi carbs to spike your insulin why would you take cinnamon which decreases your insulin response?

I am certainly not an expert, but from my knowledge (which may be lacking) that seems contradictory.

[quote]Bricknyce wrote:
Used to be a scoop of whey powder and two scoops of Gatorade powder. [/quote]

This sounds way better…

40g whey and 40g dextrose during workout, solid meal 45 min after workout or sometimes 30g whey 30 in after workout.