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Old 10-25-2012, 12:17 PM   #53
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Default Re: Are Protein Shakes a must?

Originally Posted by Brand NOOBian View Post
Instead of drinking a protein shake after my workout today, I decided to make a 3-egg omelette with 6 oz of tuna. Roughly 63 g of protein, plus another 12 g from milk. Although I did have a whey protein shake before I worked out, the meal I had after is what brought me up to my daily goal. If I understand correctly, getting the same amount of protein from whey after my workout would not have given me any benefits compared to the 75 g I got from the eggs, tuna, and milk, right? And if that's the case, is all that stuff about the fast-digesting properties of whey being beneficial all BS?
Any decent pre-workout meal is going to pretty much cancel the urgency for an immediate PWO meal, unless you're training multiple times in a day.
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