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    post work out nutrition --- how long is too long to wait?






    I'm not big on shakes post work out... I'd rather just have a solid meal... problem is by the time I get home from the gym and make something an hour or so has gone by... is this too long to wait?

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    30 mins or so would be the max i would wait.
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    I agree a solid meal is better then a shake any day. Try taking a meal with you to the gym and leave it in a cooler while you train and eat it after.

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    Depends on when and what you ate before you worked out. If you are in a fasted state I would drink protein and carbs after your workout. If you ate a pretty medium or slow absorbing meal an hour and a half before you work out. You are fine.

    Also depends on how hard you train that day. If you crushed it and depleted glycogen levels with cardio or endurance training, drink something for better recovery.

    Other than that. The post workout window is a myth propagated by the supplement industry.

    You don't grow 30 minutes after your workout. You grow at night while you are sleeping.

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    Maybe make a little food ahead of time! Then you just have to heat it up when you get home hard boiled eggs keep well and are fast..

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    Eat a fucking sandwich at the gym for christ sake. I mean this isn't rocket science. What the fuck do you think they did in the 60's and 70's?

    Something light with carbs and protein. Bread and lean meat. It's a no brainer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raysd21 View Post
    Depends on when and what you ate before you worked out. If you are in a fasted state I would drink protein and carbs after your workout. If you ate a pretty medium or slow absorbing meal an hour and a half before you work out. You are fine.

    Also depends on how hard you train that day. If you crushed it and depleted glycogen levels with cardio or endurance training, drink something for better recovery.

    Other than that. The post workout window is a myth propagated by the supplement industry.

    You don't grow 30 minutes after your workout. You grow at night while you are sleeping.
    What if you can't sleep because the Tren is F'g with your head?

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    You'll have to settle for that shallow weird sweaty anxious sleep called trensomnia.

    I would say you grow over the next 3 days as you eat and your body repairs anyway. Sleeping is optimal but hey. Tren is Tren.

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