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Do You Take Whey Protein On Your Off Days
Whey protein can be: Take w/or w/out workouts. Just investigate the whey product you use. Make sure it is coming from free range cattle, not cattle that is fed full of hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I'm vel & age is 26. I'm doing gym alternative days. Right now I'm taking whey protein after workout. Can I take amino acids tab while doing gym?
Amino acid tabs: Are likely not necessary if your are taking whey protein. Please make sure to eat enough protein directly from food and also take good fat to burn as fuel. This would be eggs and things such as coconut oil and olive oil. If you want to go further you can get a Micronutrient Test from Spectracell Lab in Texas. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will you gain more muscle mass if you lift 5 days a week or 3. I also take creatine and whey protein. And cardio 3x a week.
Complicated: In general, muscle mass is best increased with high weights and low ( ...Read more
I tend to workout about every other day. I get really sore on days that I rest. I take whey protein and do plenty of stretching. I'm hydrated. Thanks?
Over training: Muscle soreness tends to be worse 24-48 hours after intense exercise. I recommend not working the same muscle group for 72 hours in order to allow for proper recovery. A good routine is pushes vs pulls. Do push exercises on monday and thurs. Do pull exercises on tues and fri. Rest completely on wed. That should get you on the right track. ...Read more
Can you take whey protein powder/whey protein isolate with Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin? My pharmacist said it's not dairy and its OK to take with Cipro (ciprofloxacin)
Hello Dr, I'm 28 years male weigth 70 kgs and height 5ft 7 inch. I'm planning to take whey protein is it ok to take or it have any side effects p?
Several hours after.: It works best taken immediately after exercise (1-2 hrs). But hydrate first! ...Read more
Read the nutrition label and see if there is any added sugar. Most companies will add little sugar to make the protein isolate taste tolerable. Few companies will make whey isolates using stevia extract.
Tips: Enjoy the protein within 90 minutes of workout. Try it with skim milk if you dislike the taste with water. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no issue with this. ...Read more
Only if Ur working-: -out, & really stressing Ur muscles. Only take after heavy workouts. Whey protein does no good if not exercising. U need 50gms of protein daily, & if U do supplement B sure 2 consider all other sources of protein, nuts, meats veggies & figure what U take in daily. If 50+/- B sure 2 do so. 2 much will challenge Ur kidneys, so more is not better. ...Read more
Stick with: The recommendations on the container. Seek advise from a dietician. ...Read more
Creatine is a small molecule that helps with initial activity energy. It holds onto phosphorous in the muscle cells. Therefore, maintaining maximum creatine in muscle cells will allow increase sets, help sprinting workouts, it will pull water into muscles.
Whey protein has important branch chain Amino Acids that can help after lifting. Both the best legal supplements for lifting. ...Read more