- 06-20-2007, 02:11 AM
Alright so I have been working 60h a week lately and am bulking(well trying to atleast) And I gotta say, I am having a VERY HARD time taking in my required protein which is around 500g. I like to eat as much whole foods as I can.
Lately I have been hitting more like 400g. And my body is paying the price. If I take in more then 50g of protein/meal then it is in the toilet automatically. And I really don't have time to be eating 10 times a day. HELP ME!!!! I need some economical ways to do this.. price wise and time wise.
Because damn, my food/supplement bill is getting a little hefty.
- 06-20-2007, 02:52 AM
Whey protein will save you. I also liked GF-Pro's blueberry whey, damn tasty if you want a change of flavors but it's not cheap. All The Whey might have the cheapest whey proteins if you're into value
06-20-2007, 03:22 AM
yeah I use quite a bit of whey. 100% whey is $45 for a 5lb tub here in ontario. I would say whey makes up 100g of protein/day at the moment. I really do prefer whole foods though.
06-21-2007, 04:25 PM
why not throw in a big juicy steak for dinner? find a store running a special on some type a steak and you can get em at a pretty good price(buy 1 get 1 or something along those lines). i think a sirloin is around 60g protein/10 oz.
also, if you eat oatmeal for breakfast, i read that a bunch of people put whey into it. no idea how it tastes tho....
06-23-2007, 02:34 AM
I eat lots of steak and potatoes. I **** 5 min after a protein shake. My ass is honestly hurting me lmao. Feels like I spent a few days in prison if you know what i mean. Well that was kind of rude of me to say but what I am getting at is if my protein intake consists of mainly shakes then I am on the can all day long. And I really prefer whole food.
06-23-2007, 09:48 AM
Maybe invest in some digestive enzymes or a DIFFERENT kind of protein powder as opposed to trying to trying to work around the problem...?
06-23-2007, 11:40 AM
06-24-2007, 05:22 PM
I have tried every type of protein on the market. But digestive enzymes seem like a good idea, ill give it a try.
06-24-2007, 05:28 PM
06-25-2007, 01:49 AM
maybe you should reconsider taking in soo much protein,sounds like your body isn't utilizing it all if you are taking dumps all day long
I see it as,as long as you are taking in enough protein for breakfast,pre/post workout and prior to bedtime you should be alright as long as one isn't overtraining.My thoughts is that as long as I am resting enough and eating enough,it's all gravy!
06-26-2007, 10:39 AM
07-05-2007, 03:53 AM
07-05-2007, 05:26 AM
07-05-2007, 05:32 AM
Right now i am near 287. Doing a bulking cycle and running some test and deca, since I am on juice, I have bumped up my protein intake somewhat. I am aiming for 2g per lb. It is a struggle but over the years I have concluded i am one of those guys who really benefits from a high protein diet. But the cycles going great in 6 weeks I have put on 27lbs, and am getting some stretch marks which although is ****ty, shows I am growing. My BF has only gone up a couple. I am 6'4 though.
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