Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
JCWIAKALA Posts: 347
4/16/13 12:56 P

I use protein powder only on occassion. My goal is weight-loss right now, so I don't feel that I need a protein shake unless I'm low on my calories or extremely low on my protein. However, that rarely happens.

The protein powder that I have right now is Twin Lab Chocolate. I bought it online at Amazon. They have a huge variety, so I just kept looking for the best value and taste.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
4/16/13 12:45 P

no, my protein powder does not help with weight loss. It helps me just get more protein so my muscles can repair themselves. i only use it once a day and about 1/2 scoop in my smoothies. I also use it in my homemade protein bars (which I am going to try to make the first time with raw chocolate)

APPRIL Posts: 2,238
4/16/13 12:18 P

I love low-carb chocolate protein pancakes topped with crushed strawberries. emoticon

DETOX55 SparkPoints: (1,070)
Fitness Minutes: (2,397)
Posts: 100
4/16/13 12:15 A

I always mix up a scoop of protein powder with water at 5.30am before I head to the gym...it's the only thing I've found that's both easy to prepare and digest before I get into the hard workout...

Before I started doing this, I found I ran out of steam halfway through a hard cardio class or weight training session...

SENNAIRA SparkPoints: (12,322)
Fitness Minutes: (7,895)
Posts: 288
4/15/13 10:28 P

I throw a scoop of herbalife vanilla protein powder in my green smoothie

SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (145,022)
Fitness Minutes: (33,757)
Posts: 22,208
4/15/13 10:19 P

I don't use them. I feel that generally we don't need them, especially if we consume a healthy diet with a healthy balance of protein. I would think that it would be more competitive athletes, especially with weightlifting-type stuff, who would be more inclined to need them. IF I were to have one as a meal replacement, I would be more inclined to use something like Complan, Fortesip or Ensure, which is more designed as a meal replacement.

Kris

NIKKIKERN12 Posts: 766
4/15/13 10:09 P

I drink one prety much every day, some days as breakfast, other days after a workout.

MARYCATFAN SparkPoints: (479)
Fitness Minutes: (1,968)
Posts: 23
4/15/13 10:02 P

Hi all! Who uses protein powders? How do you use them, after workouts??? Do they help with weight loss?

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Diet and Nutrition Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Hamilton McMuffin Cooker 12/9/2013 9:06:53 AM
question to diabetics about snacks 1/24/2014 11:08:01 AM
Homemade Dinners? 11/23/2013 12:44:03 AM
What if I just love to eat? 1/14/2014 11:53:19 AM
Do you drink plant protein powder? 1/17/2014 4:57:49 AM

Diet Resources: vitamin d and d3 | vitamin d vitamin d3 | deficiency of vitamin d