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True Mass Protein
Food Protein: Most of us here are fairly untied in the NOT recommending supplements and potions market for wight gain. We believe in the natural food products. You need about fifty extra grams of proteins per day. It is always better to get these from eating. Then for this to work you have to work your muscles so that they build muscle. No exercise means no healthy weight gain. ...Read more
Would i still lose lean mass if i combine slow 1 hr cardio (6x/week) w/ strength training (3x/week)? Getting enough protein
Lean Mass: Lean mass should be maintained if you continue to do resistance training 3 times a week. Even combined with cardio program described. ...Read more
Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more
I'm drinking Immense refined mass gainer it has 870calories & 60grams of protein is this bad to drink 2xa day. 12oz per serving ?
Protein drink: You should be having a least 1 solid meal a day, with vegetables ,starch. You need 0.75 to .9 gm protein per pound ( when using kg divide by 2.2) so depending on you weight you are near limit or at limit. Too much protein can stress the kidneys. http://www.globalrph.com/protein-calculator.htm http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/protein-powder?page=2 ...Read more
Its my 2nd month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?
Yes, potentially: A study showed that in people working out, more than 20g of protein 3-4 times a day didn't help them. Taking too much protein could put extra load on your kidneys. Stones, gout if you really overdo it. If you're supplementing, make sure you drink plenty of water. A far greater factor in how 'buff' you get and good you feel, will be your safety and consistency in working out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer