Gym dudes - best protein supplement??

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  1. D_Polidore Pudpounder

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    I've been going to the gym for nearly a year now,
    i'm lean and toned but want some muscle bulk.
    Which protein shakes are the best ones in your
    experience and are there any other supplements
    that I should take as well?
     
  2. Industrialsize

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    any protein shake you can tolerate and like should do the trick..tho nothing with over @40 gms of protein. Thats about all your body can absorb at one time..I happen to like "Lean Body" by Labrada.
     
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    Iso-pure for me. Best tasting, easiest to mix, and all the right ingredients. Still thankful for the day I found it.
     
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    thanks industrialsize, by tolerate do you mean taste or digest?
    veep i'll try + find the uk distributer of body fortress thanks
    cheers nick4444 + musclebound man
     
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    Egg whites
     
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    Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% whey protein.
     
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    I mean both.....some protein supplements taste horrible and some people have trouble with "gas" from some of them...find one you like and can digest.
     
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    I started out using Met-Rx, and they're still ok, but now prefer Ultramet by Champion Nutrition -- taste great to me, and they're a little cheaper, mix really well, and also include glutamine.

    Also -- if you're gonna take just one supp -- I advise creatine.

    I'm also taking L-arginine right now and I assume it may be helping with my recent mass gains (I need new pix)
     
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    If you have a SAMS Club near you they have bags of EAS protein powder that's pretty good,i'm not a EAS fan but the price is right.
     
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    Merely adding a protein shake to your diet isn't going to suddenly give you "...some muscle bulk" but it's a step in the right direction. The Optimum Nutrition stuff is great.

    It's also a myth that you can only absorb 40grams of protein in one sitting. It's an old wives tale that refuses to die.
     
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    Supplemenmts. It depend what yr goals are. I am a TOTAL ecto. Last yr I was 133 lbs and now I am 150. I owe it to the gym and my trainer and Optimun's Mass gainer. Ck it out 12500 cals and 50 gms protein each shake.
     
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    can anyone plz explain the difference between protein and whey protein? which one is better? I'm looking for a supplement supporting REAL MUSCLE growth ... i don't need water in my arms or stuff like that :tongue:
     
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    Although I wouldn't recommend this if you want to build "lean" muscle, But if you want to get beefy, drink Ensure.

    I did a experiment in my class comparing Ensure, a drinkable protien supplement you buy at you grocery store, and one of those protein smoothies from Orange Julius. Ensure beat everyone else by far with the amount of protein it contained!
     
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    I got yer protein supplement for ya', right here.
     
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    My favorite flavor too :doh:

    Whey protein is just from milk; it's not superior to other forms of protein. Only avoid it if you are lactose intolerant.
     
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    agree

     
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    I enjoy Ensure.



     
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