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    Too much protein make you gain weight?


    I know a guy that takes like a 5-6 shakes a day and he can never get himself cut up. I was wondering if one takes alot of protein shakes does is make it more difficult for them to lose weight?

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    I know that I do 5 shakes a day, along with 3 meals of meat totalling 275g of protein a day and I'm losing weight, and still gaining muscle. but then again I'm 280 pounds. basically if they aren't working out I believe the proper ratio is 1g to every kilo of lbm. pound to kilo = 2.2lb=1 kilo...i've heard people doing up to 2.5g of day to their lbm tho. so I'm not 100% sure, all I know is 275g and I'm still doing great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by benj851 View Post
    I know that I do 5 shakes a day, along with 3 meals of meat totalling 275g of protein a day and I'm losing weight, and still gaining muscle. but then again I'm 280 pounds. basically if they aren't working out I believe the proper ratio is 1g to every kilo of lbm. pound to kilo = 2.2lb=1 kilo...i've heard people doing up to 2.5g of day to their lbm tho. so I'm not 100% sure, all I know is 275g and I'm still doing great!
    k man thanks... i take about three shakes a day equally about 180 grams of protein and than i make sure i pick up my other protein throughout my diet. i am just in a cutting stage and didnt know if this was hurting my chances of get cut.
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    I'm in a calorie deficit so I could be considered cutting. But at the same time I'm trying to convert the fat to muscle, so I could be recomping... best bet try 1-1.5g of protein a day
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    Quote Originally Posted by benj851 View Post
    I'm in a calorie deficit so I could be considered cutting. But at the same time I'm trying to convert the fat to muscle, so I could be recomping... best bet try 1-1.5g of protein a day
    That's impossible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bionic View Post
    That's impossible.
    he's right... theres no way to transform fat into muscle...
    a recomp is when you lose fat but at the same time gain muscle
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bionic View Post
    That's impossible.
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    bottom line...calories are calories
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    Surplus calories in vs expending calories out = weight gain, that's period!
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    Agree with the calories, but I think whole foods are better on a cut, your body doesnt have to work as hard to digest the shake, where as whole foods stoke the metabolism (clean whole foods). I never had any success cutting until i started removing most of my shakes and replacing with whole foods. There are alot of variables though ( genetics, BMR etc..)
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMOKEPALADIN View Post
    Agree with the calories, but I think whole foods are better on a cut, your body doesnt have to work as hard to digest the shake, where as whole foods stoke the metabolism (clean whole foods). I never had any success cutting until i started removing most of my shakes and replacing with whole foods. There are alot of variables though ( genetics, BMR etc..)
    Yeah I agree with this, plus your body can only digest and use so much protein at once. If you take in a lot, make sure it's a blend, or slow release protein, or else too much at once could get stored as fat. It will just get converted to glucose and then fat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hardknock View Post
    Surplus calories in vs expending calories out = weight gain, that's period!
    do you want to gain muscle or fat?
    Quote Originally Posted by SMOKEPALADIN View Post
    Agree with the calories, but I think whole foods are better on a cut, your body doesnt have to work as hard to digest the shake, where as whole foods stoke the metabolism (clean whole foods). I never had any success cutting until i started removing most of my shakes and replacing with whole foods. There are alot of variables though ( genetics, BMR etc..)
    I don't believe in genetics, but yes, there is no substitute for whole/healthy/clean foods
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    Quote Originally Posted by KgTomCat View Post
    do you want to gain muscle or fat?

    I don't believe in genetics, but yes, there is no substitute for whole/healthy/clean foods
    Yeah, I didn't know what he wanted to gain; he just asked if eating to much will cause a person to gain weight...

    taking more in than expending causes weight gain...I suppose that's what he was looking for, just a basic answer to his question. Other than that, I have no clue why he posed the question.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hardknock View Post
    Yeah, I didn't know what he wanted to gain; he just asked if eating to much will cause a person to gain weight...

    taking more in than expending causes weight gain...I suppose that's what he was looking for, just a basic answer to his question. Other than that, I have no clue why he posed the question.
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