shoulder surgery

  1. shoulder surgery


    going in for shoulder surgery in august and just wanted some opinions on what to take to help keep my muscle mass. i will still be doing cardio everyday so not really worried about alot of weight gain and with proper diet the weight should be stagnant. i was thinking alot of aminos, bcaa's and protein. anybody got anything else. after the surgery i will not be able to lift until new years as well.


  2. Yeah I'd def do EAA's like Purple WRAATH, and protein. I hurt my back last year and retained my muscle mass by not changing my diet and doing cardio/stretching while supplementing EAAs

  3. Quote Originally Posted by bigpapa View Post
    going in for shoulder surgery in august and just wanted some opinions on what to take to help keep my muscle mass. i will still be doing cardio everyday so not really worried about alot of weight gain and with proper diet the weight should be stagnant. i was thinking alot of aminos, bcaa's and protein. anybody got anything else. after the surgery i will not be able to lift until new years as well.
    That sucks man! I've had my right shoulder done twice (rotator cuff) and it was a 6 month recovery both times, plus it's painful! Cissus has helped me in past surgeries and recoveries. Not sure there is much you can do to prevent muscle loss, but sticking to the basics, fish oil, BCAAs, protein and a good vitamin will help out.
    Good luck to you.
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    Cissus and BCAAs. I had a full labral tear and had arthroscopic surgery last year, was an easy surgery, but just make sure to take it easy and not jump back into the weights too soon.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by tattoopierced1 View Post
    Cissus and BCAAs. I had a full labral tear and had arthroscopic surgery last year, was an easy surgery, but just make sure to take it easy and not jump back into the weights too soon.
    thats actually the surgery im having along with some more repairs because of structural damage as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigpapa View Post
    thats actually the surgery im having along with some more repairs because of structural damage as well.
    i was back in the gym 3 weeks after surgery and started too soon, I still have some issues with my shoulder but deal with it as the Dr. said if I go in again, they will have to open up my shoulder. So, give it ample amount of time to heal up.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by tattoopierced1 View Post
    i was back in the gym 3 weeks after surgery and started too soon, I still have some issues with my shoulder but deal with it as the Dr. said if I go in again, they will have to open up my shoulder. So, give it ample amount of time to heal up.
    yeah i will. the doc said 3-4 months after i could start again. thanks for your help man.

  8. Well if it's any consolation, loss during down period is often fairly minimal and easily attained once again when one starts lifting again. I think it's harder psychologically that it is physically. Any number of supps could go a great distance to help you maintain though. Stoked would be a good choice or Drive. I couldn't lift for 3 weeks due to a shoulder injury (still can't lift heavy at all) and durig that period all I took was Recreate and I didn't lose an ounce. I lost fat though.
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  9. yeah im not doubting the mental aspect will be tough. hoping i can get those newb gains when i start again haha. like i said im gonna do cardio and change up my diet so i guess alls i can do is see what happens.

  10. Quote Originally Posted by bigpapa View Post
    yeah im not doubting the mental aspect will be tough. hoping i can get those newb gains when i start again haha. like i said im gonna do cardio and change up my diet so i guess alls i can do is see what happens.
    Those gains will be waiting for you when you get back. I garantee it.
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  11. Keep things simple and stick to a good, quality diet at maintainence level and get some Forslean, green tea extract, Sesathin, and some whey isolates.
    Freedom means nothing here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tattoopierced1 View Post
    i was back in the gym 3 weeks after surgery and started too soon, I still have some issues with my shoulder but deal with it as the Dr. said if I go in again, they will have to open up my shoulder. So, give it ample amount of time to heal up.
    BigPapa, print this out and hang it on your refridgerator.
    Read it out loud every single time you go to the kitchen.


  13. Quote Originally Posted by celc5 View Post
    BigPapa, print this out and hang it on your refridgerator.
    Read it out loud every single time you go to the kitchen.

    yeah definately. really want to make sure im 100% and good to go before getting back to it.
  

  
 

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