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    Any thoughts. We as bodybuilders get so caught up with protein carbs n fats we never talk about those green things that grow from dirt. I was considering juicing. Mainly for the Heath benefits as cancer runs in my family any thoughts? Im totally new to this so any thing you know about juicing, juicers, even recipes would be great.

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    I just got a juicer at G N C that was on hot buy. I have been putting apples, oarnges, and carrots in it and mixing them together. It tastes alot better than alot of my supplements.
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    How much one of those run?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more
    How much one of those run?
    It was 30 something dollars
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    Wow that's not bad at all
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    I used to have that Jack Lalane juicer... worked really well but I just hated cleaning it.... so now I have this really good blender I use... much easier.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more
    Wow that's not bad at all
    It works really well to. Makes a smooth juice with zero pulp, but you can change it if you want and make it keep pulp.
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    I am a huge fan of the controlled labs greens product called Orange Oximega
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    Are any you guys familiar with the gergens therapy? That's prob not how you spell it but if you know what is you get the idea. We that's kinda my plan to implemented that in combination with my current bulking diet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more View Post
    Any thoughts. We as bodybuilders get so caught up with protein carbs n fats we never talk about those green things that grow from dirt. I was considering juicing. Mainly for the Heath benefits as cancer runs in my family any thoughts? Im totally new to this so any thing you know about juicing, juicers, even recipes would be great.
    Great way to get your veggies in. Easier to digest them in liquid form. Try adding some Mangos and Berries for extra flavor ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Idra
    orange oximega all the way
    Any supplement can't give you the same benefits as real organic food.
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    i have been juicing for a few yrs now..i have the Jack Lalanne juicer..i dont mind cleaning it..its not that bad, plus i have a dish washer even better. I juice 2 oranges every morn. In the afternoon i juice 4 celery,2 carrots, half cucumber, half green pepper,and 1 tomato..evening i eat a apples,with different types of berries
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    Quote Originally Posted by ohiostate2827
    i have been juicing for a few yrs now..i have the Jack Lalanne juicer..i dont mind cleaning it..its not that bad, plus i have a dish washer even better. I juice 2 oranges every morn. In the afternoon i juice 4 celery,2 carrots, half cucumber, half green pepper,and 1 tomato..evening i eat a apples,with different types of berries
    Good stuff thanks for the input.
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    Somone should start this thread in the anabolics section
    ~Get shredded or die trying! The alphamine chapter~
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/supplement-reviews-logs/213632-get-shredded-die.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more View Post
    Any thoughts. We as bodybuilders get so caught up with protein carbs n fats we never talk about those green things that grow from dirt. I was considering juicing. Mainly for the Heath benefits as cancer runs in my family any thoughts? Im totally new to this so any thing you know about juicing, juicers, even recipes would be great.
    Juicers are great for nutrients, but they strip the veggies and fruit of all the fiber. I bought a VitaMix blender after much hesitation and it is hands down one of the best investments I've ever made. I make Kale/Cucumber/Celery/Pear/Ginger shakes with protein and almond milk and am consuming WAY more veggies than I normally would, not to mention the fiber cleans out your gut very nicely. This is especially important if you're eating a ton of meat (see diverticulitis).

    I feel better, have more energy, skin looks better, and I spend significantly less time on the can (another benefit of fiber).

    If you have the cash, buy one. Well worth it and it comes with a ridiculous warranty.

    If you don't want to shell out the cash, juicing some veggies, add the juice to your blender, then blend 1 cup spinach with a pear or apple. Add almond milk and protein to taste. Trust me, it's a game changer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hunter121 View Post
    Are any you guys familiar with the gergens therapy?
    Yeah, I watched the documentary. Crazy stuff. I wouldn't be surprised if it was true and legitimately worked.

    That said, for those of us who haven't been given 4 months to live, blending vegetables and drinking the fiber is the way to go. My friend swears by a 50/50 mix, but I'm lazy and just put everything in my VitaMix.
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    What about blending veggies any one do that. I read its better because it keeps the fiber and its a lot easier to clean than a juicer?
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    Bump for jucing recipes with veggies.

    I have been thinking if picking up a sharper image one to try and up my veggie intake
    "The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." - Socrates
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    Bump for jucing recipes with veggies.

    I have been thinking if picking up a sharper image one to try and up my veggie intake
    Kale + Celery + Cucumber + Pear + Ginger = Dank Juice

    BLEND (don't juice) 1 cup spinach until fine, add 8oz almond milk, a few berries, and 1-2 scoops of protein. Add Dank Juice. Blend. Enjoy. Poop Easy.
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    I make "raw vegetable" soup (carrot, celery, onion, cilantro, spinach, tomato, cheese, spices...), whole fruit juices, orange (w/ peel) banana (no peel) yogurt smoothies... make them all w/ my blendtec, super fast, healthy, short prep time, and easy.

    Way better than a juicer, which are hard to clean, and don't break down cell walls (if you believe that stuff).
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    Quote Originally Posted by gaijininjapan View Post
    I make "raw vegetable" soup (carrot, celery, onion, cilantro, spinach, tomato, cheese, spices...), whole fruit juices, orange (w/ peel) banana (no peel) yogurt smoothies... make them all w/ my blendtec, super fast, healthy, short prep time, and easy.

    Way better than a juicer, which are hard to clean, and don't break down cell walls (if you believe that stuff).
    Blendtech?
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    Yes, lookup the "does it blend?" series on you tube.

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