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Protein shakes

Postby Sallyd » Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:45 pm

Hello
After a little break at Xmas when I went away to work with my husband and now I'm back in the gym . My husband saw the difference in my body , after just 4 weeks of resistance training so I was really pleased .
Anyway , he's now back as work has finished and he joined me in the gym and loved it , which is great as its been 25 years since he was last in the gym
He's decided to loose weight and train too :clap:
We're looking at whey protein shakes and protein shakes for him but it's all very confusing . He needs shakes without carbs as his diet is very low carb and high protein , his carbs should come from salad and veg not shakes .
Can anyone recommend a brand that can be ordered on the net that's not the most expensive but still quality for him to order ?
We live in Spain so may need to ship from uk
Many Thanks

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby Boss Man » Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:57 pm

Avoid the pricey ones with loads of ingredients as you don't need one of those.

Also why the low carb diet? Low carb diets have been shown to not work too well, so what premeditates his need for low carb?

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby Sallyd » Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:39 am

The low carb diet is the only one that actually worked for him in the past .
He's 46 , 189cm and 103 kilos . About 10 years ago he was 113 kilos and after failing to loose weight on conventional diets he went on the asking for 4 months or so and lost 23 kilos . Over the years it's gone back on and he's tried cutting back but he doesn't loose weight easily . He's a water sports fan , does a lot of windsurfing but this time he wants to get the weight off , continue in the gym and keep his weight to below 93kg .
I think the main problem is portion control really as he likes rice pasta and all the carbs in bigger quantities that his body burns . With the high protein diet he cuts out rice , pasta , bread and potatoes and the larger quantity of protein keep him satisfied and full feeling .
I on the other hand need carbs .

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby maxnout » Thu Feb 25, 2016 5:16 pm

a good low calorie protein is gold standard whey from optimum nutrition

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby mikey88 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:52 am

MyProtein brand is really good value and you can buy pure whey with no flavorings or additives. I buy this and add bananas to it for a smoothie it's great :clap:

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby WilliamYoung » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:44 am

I found the whey protein the best one with no flavouring, then you can add various fruits yourself to make the shakes, just gives you a bit more choice.

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Re: Protein shakes

Postby Ashy123 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:17 pm

The best protein powder is one with few ingredients. Look for artificial colours, flavours and sweeteners. I try to stick to ones that are sweetened with stevia (personal preference) and only flavoured with natural ingredients such as vanilla, cacao etc. You may find this useful https://blog.dukesgym.com.au/blog/shoul ... in-shakes/
You can get all your protein requirements from your diet without shakes but they are great from a convenience point of view.


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