Working out and not taking supplements

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  1. subwoofer

    subwoofer OT Supporter

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    I started lifting/running/and swimming in august through several classes at my community college. My schedule is as follows:

    M, T, W, TH - Running and lifting in the evening
    T, TH - 1 hour of swimming early in the morning

    I have not been taking any supplements. I quit smoking in August as well. My health has improved 1000%. My body weight is roughly the same, but I am definitely in better shape, most likely gained muscle lost fat.

    Just curious to know the down sides to not taking supplements. I am on a budget and really can't afford many. Just want to get a general opinion of what you guys think.

    On a side note, I am taking a daily vitamin and fish oil.
     
  2. BoypussY

    BoypussY game over.

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    the right foods will always outweigh supps. I stopped taking whey a few months ago and focused on a solid diet and have been seeing better results.
     
  3. Finest

    Finest OG #93

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    I'll take a good steak over my whey any day of the week!
     
  4. timberwolf

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    Depending on what you buy... on a gram per gram basis, protein powder can sometimes be cheaper than solid food.
     
  5. Lilkhmerkid4u

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    what if i don't eat any solid food at all and just drink straight whey protein throughout the day


    more protein...less calories


    :noes::eek3::hsugh::bowdown::ugh::mamoru:
     
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    Definitely. Unless you're hunting the food yourself whey is cheaper than fucking everything. If you buy 5 lbs for 25 bucks, it comes out to like 30 cents a serving, which is 22 grams of protein. I don't think even eggs will be as cheap as that.
     
  7. HorseDick

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    Uh, or you could, uh, you know, do BOTH.
     
  8. Bacchus

    Bacchus Skinny Guy

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    even then. whey is cheaper then ammo. :rofl:
     
  9. HorseDick

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    ammo prices = FML
     
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    hunt with your bear hands
     
  11. Bacchus

    Bacchus Skinny Guy

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    If I had bear hands that'd be easy :p

    But bare handed, now that's fucking brolie.

    i've seen people do that with fish, but if you could take out a moose...

    :bowdown::bowdown:
     
  12. The Great Deceiver

    The Great Deceiver 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    It's also cheaper in terms of TIME, STOMACH SPACE, and TENDENCY TO MAKE YOU FULL. These are all major factors for hard gainers
     
  13. BoypussY

    BoypussY game over.

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    no shit jackass..some people can't due to a busy schedule or a tight budget.
     
  14. Ish

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    people cant take protein shakes because they have a busy schedule? :dunno:
     
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    Coozone Dat my city

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    kinda like when people use the excuse that they couldnt call because they were so busy. pfft :rolleyes:
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: I don't know why, but this just cracked me up.
     
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    :rofl:
     
  18. HorseDick

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    keep posting...I can use the laughs and I'm sure the others appreciate it as well :)
     
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    How do you think people used to get strong?
     
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    razor can't get his shakes in because he's fucking dimes
     
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    Its not really cheap anymore. Its double what it used to be. I remember getting a 10lb bag of ON whey for $46 shipped. Ahhh, those were the days.
     
  23. MaineSucks

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    When was the last time you went out for ammo?
     
  24. Satellite

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    Dude, If I had bear hands I wouldn't need to work out. That shit would be in tents.
     
  25. HorseDick

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    I stocked up earlier this year and after 30 trips to wal-mart only to find the shelves empty, I gave up aside from picking up a box here and there at the local WPB show.
     
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