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Old 01-29-2009, 07:48 AM   #1
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Ok so I understand that you dont need all the sugary powders pwo. WHat is a good pwo recovery method then. Some whey, maybe a banana and then a solid pwo meal a little later?

Also, is my overall diet good? I weigh around 115 and get in about 170 grams of protein a day from whey, chicken, fish, lean beef, lean turkey, eggs, a little whole milk, etc. Fats are walnut, avocado, and olive oil, and flax seeds, nut butters, avocados, eggs, milk, etc. I eat 2-3 pieces of fruit a day fruit (pears, strawberries, apples, pineapple, grapefruit, oranges), sweet potatoes and beans are kinda the only consistent starchy carb I eat. I'll admit I should get more veggies, but usually I get full quickly and would rather get something more calorically dense in then nutritionally dense to help along with the gaining.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:02 AM   #2
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Some people advocate PWO shakes like myself and others don't. What is your overall goal at the moment? What is your training like?

There has been talk that milk/chocolate milk is good enough for recovery. Perhaps put your milk consumption then? This isn't optimal for everyone due to the convenience factor (like myself).
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:11 AM   #3
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Currently trying to gain weight. Oh yeah carbs normally come in around 180-210 or (30-40 grams fiber), and fats at anywhere from 65-80 grams.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:53 AM   #4
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John,
Do you mean you weigh 115 pounds or kilos?
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:10 AM   #5
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Lift heavy (maybe something like SS depending on your strength levels) + eat more.

It's that simple...

PWO shakes = good idea if trying to weight gain.
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:52 AM   #6
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Some some whey and gatorade powder would fit the bill?
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:55 AM   #7
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A liter of chocolate whole milk
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