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Weight Gainer Vs Protein
Can you please tell me which is the best way to take a protein weight gainer, before or after going to the gym? Thank you.
After your workout: Afterwards.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are protein powder are safe for bodybuilders and which protein powder or weight gainer is good without any side effect?
In moderation: High dietary protein intake, due to its acid-producing load, increases urinary calcium excretion (with potential risk for bone loss and calcium stone formation if you eat 0.8 g/kg, kg not lbs). You can take between 0.64 - .82g/lb if your bodybuilding, but there hasn’t been any recorded advantage of consuming more than 0.64g/lb and you can get the risk that i stated above once ...Read more
I cannot gain weight at all and have tried gym and also weight gainer shakes + whey protein shakes?
Gain muscle: To gain muscle mass it is important to eat a healthy whole food diet with plenty of fresh vegetables that supply very pure water and electrolytes, in males testosterone is key to increasing muscle mass. Magnesium, zinc, vit d3, and nutritional lithium are useful. Exercise, a good night sleep, skillful stress management and avoiding alcohol and tobacco will help, too. ...Read more
Can Bromelain & Papain be dangerous for health? I'm takin' Universal Nutrition "Milk & Egg" protein as weight gainer? thank you
Lean protein.: For general health it's recommended to take one gram of lean protein (fish, pork, egg whites, chicken, turkey) per kilogram of body weight. If you weight train, it's recommended to take one gram per pound of body weight to promote muscle recovery and building. Work out with weights and eat this amount to gain healthy muscle weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some foods would be good to gain weight and what are some foods that are high in protein?
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 want to gain weight and be fitter... Im doing bodybuilding my weight is normal... I want to take proteins what kind do you recommend?
Poultry.: Seriously. Although rather cheap whey protein has been shown to work, better quality protein that is low in fat is going to be better. Also: 1) Find your maximal weight you can lift without injury (1RM) 2) use about 80-90% of that for > 6 reps and if you can do > 12 at a time, increase the weight ! 3) wait LESS than 30 seconds, repeat at 60-70% of that number 4) wait and do 40-60% of that number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too much protein.: It's OK to increase your protein intake, within limits of course. Your body does not require more than one gram of protein per kilogram of body weight, so in your case you should be eating no more than say 50 grams of protein daily, divided across four of five small meals, with fruits, vegetables and whole grains. And choose lean protein sources. Gaining weight is different than gaining fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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