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jackedkicker
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Does taking protein right before you go to bed make you fat? Please get back to me, someone told me that you get fat if you take protein right before you go to bed. THanks Guys!


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Brent
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Not in my experience's bro, it will help you repair and grow. Stay away from too much carbs at night.....hope this helps.;)


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Steel Reserves
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Bump Brent. Just make sure it's a staight whey protien shake mixed with water and they'll be no need to worry about fat.


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beefy1
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you need protien before you go to bed this is when you are growing make sure it isnt in the form of cheese burgers and youl be fine eat a couple of chicken breasts


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CYPHON
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Makes ya fart


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lol at beefy - stay away from the midnight tripple whopper with cheese. i have a protein drink mixed w water before bed myself, sometimes ill mix it w skim milk to make it longer acting.


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buffness
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access calories are stored as fat regardless if it's protein. But If you have that protein drink in your daily ratio, it wont make you fat.


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bigd777
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take a flaxseed oil pill with the protein shake so it lasts longer


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liftin
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everynight my last meal is at about midnight, and its 8oz of cottage cheese (40g protein) 180 cals. Plus some fish oil caps and maybe some cashew butter. Less if i'm cutting.


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Bigcraig1
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Whey protein before bed is the best you can have. Also have one if you get up to take a leak in the middle of the night, every night if you can. You will find a huge difference in recovery time, and in building new muscle. To answer your question; NO, it will not make you fat!!!!!


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liftin
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Originally posted by Bigcraig1
Whey protein before bed is the best you can have. Also have one if you get up to take a leak in the middle of the night, every night if you can. You will find a huge difference in recovery time, and in building new muscle. To answer your question; NO, it will not make you fat!!!!!

I wouldn't say whey protein though, it digests to quickly, casein would be best or any animal protein.


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Bigcraig1
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I meant Whey with Skim milk brotha, must have forgot that part.


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oh yeah? how about posting a pic of those chisled abs of yours M, or are ya running with the Chef Boyardee look this spring. :lol :lol


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nikki
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Having a protein shake is a very good idea if your goal is to get bigger/stronger........when your body goes all night without any food/protein it could possibly eat into your muscle, therefore, a protein shake imed. before bed is beneficial. It helps keep your body in anabolism rather than catabolism!
The other member is right about alittle bit of fat to go along with your shake, perhaps some flax seed capsules would work great. This helps slow down the digestion so that it will stay in your system longer, which will keep you in a anabolic state. I normally always have a Myoplex before bed with a few cla capsules. I prefer to have a meal replacement that has a few carbs because it helps me sleep since carbs. help elevate serotonin. Without serotonin, you will experience loss of sleep, sex drive, mood. Hope this helps!


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nextel81
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Bump M$$, there's nothing better than a shake with fat milk, lotsa protein, peanut butter, and choclate syrup


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