How many shakes are too many?

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    n99nyrwg New Member

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    Before I went on dorm food I did not find it hard to get the amount of protein I needed. I usually didn't even need to drink a protein shake because I was eating so much meat. but now since I don't have much of a choice what I eat it's hard to get all that protein.

    Since I weigh about 165 I need about 240 grams of Protein to bulk (that's about 1.5x my body weight).

    Each serving of a shake is 22g of Protein. it seems crazy to have 8 servings in one day, but if I'm not getting much protein from other sources, is there anythign wrong with it?
     
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    Perkwunos Dog Bones OT Supporter

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    you dont need that much protein man, Bulking, i would say take the shakes, but dont get overly anal on the amount of protein...
     
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    n99nyrwg New Member

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    I was just trying to meet the quota of 1.5xbodyweight of g of Protein that it says everywhere.

    So what would you recommend in my situation then?
     
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    You can bulk on 200gs at 165 pretty easily. I do 3 scoops of ON way for each of my shakes so that's like 70g 2-3 day. Add in the rest of the food and it's pretty easy.
     
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    b/w 1-1.5
     
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    Ok, thanks for the help.
     
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    I usually do 2 shakes a day. one for breakfast and one postworkout. I am about to order some casein, so I may do a night shake instead of stuffing chicken down my throat right before bed.
     
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