Pre and Post workout nutrition

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    davidle94 New Member

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    What do you guys usually take for your pre and post workout meals?
     
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    carb up right before (2 slices whole wheat bread+ banana or apple), gatorade+ creatine during, protein / homemade weight gainer shake after
     
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    i eat a meal before and i eat a meal after.
     
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    Do you usually eat like an hr or 2 before the gym? I usually would eat rice with meat or a protein shake.
     
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    i usually eat lunch an hour or so before i go to the gym, 50/400 ec 25 minutes before leaving, a shit ton of water during, post workout - 2 scoops whey in milk + powerade after i down the shake
     
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    Sounds good but why a Powerade and not water or something else?
     
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    easy source of maltodextrin and carbs
     
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    Jay My shit don't stink

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    pre: banana + protein shake with 3/4 scoop of carbo gain (malto) and teaspoon of dextrose
    during: water
    post: protein shake with full scoop of carbo gain, teaspoon dextrose, 1tbsp peanutbutter and usually a meal ~20 minutes afterwards.
     
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    dinner an hour before workout = (lean meat, a veggie and some complex carbs)

    Protein shake within an hour after my 7-8pm workout
     
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    pre is usually fat+protein
    post is high GI carbs/protein

    I have a post shake right after my workout, then followed by a meal of meat/carbs/veggies about 30 minutes after.
     
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    pre i eat 4 reduced fat triscuits and a shake. post is dinner.
     
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    Same here for the most part.
     
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