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When to Take Metabolic Drive & Surge?


#1

Sorry for the newbie-ish question but...
I've been using Metabolic Drive for a while now (and love it) but I recently added Surge. I've always taken Metabolic Drive shortly before bed because I read that that is the best time for micellar casein since it is a slow absorbing protein. Due to my schedule, I work out from about 8 to 9-9:30pm. Since Surge is a post workout drink, I planned on taking it after that. However, on the label of Surge, it says for gaining muscle..."eat a meal 1 to 2 hours after consuming Surge". So should drink Surge right after my workout, eat a meal around 10-10:30, then drink my protein shake just before bed? That seems like an awful lot of intake within 4 hours time...

I can't really workout at any other time, but I don't mind taking Metabolic Drive at some other time during the day. I just want to get the most out of the supps.
Thanks


#2

DEfinitly keep the Surge right after/during your workout. Theres nothing more important then replenishing your glycogen stores right after your workout.

About having a meal right before bed, I guess if you're bulking and dont mind adding some fat, go right ahead.


#3

virii,

I train at a similar time as you (7:30pm - 8:30pm-ish). This is my energy intake during the afternoon:

4:30pm: 1 scoop of Metabolic Drive with 300ml water, 2 fish oil pills
(argueably you can call it p+f)

pre-workout: 2 scoops Surge with 500ml water with 1 tsp instant coffee

during workout: 500-750ml water

post-workout: 2 scoops of Surge with 500ml water

1hr later (around 9:45pm by now): c+p meal e.g. steak and rice with veges

10:30pm: go to sleep

hope it helps,

Gee boy