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Will my body eat up muscle mass if don’t eat anything for 30-40min after workout?

What will happen if I don’t eat anything after finishing my workout and eat after around 1hr. Will my body use muscle mass to compensate for the protein it need?
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Drinking whey protein twice a day [duplicate]

I am 29 years old and started working out 2-3 months ago, hitting the gym 4-5 days a week in the morning. I take half scoop whey 30-45 mins before a workout and 1 scoop after a 1 1/2 hr intense ...
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What to eat after a night workout right before sleep?

Due my working times (software engineer), I tend to workout at times between 20 and 21 o'clock. And finish 22 o'clock. Firs thing I do is to drink my whey isolate protein shake and then I go home. ...
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How important is it to eat after evening workout?

I'm starting a new job, and trying to craft my schedule, knowing that I have a few restrictions that I need to take into consideration. The most important restriction is that I cannot eat within 3-4 ...
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How to avoid post-training brain fuzziness

I know, brain fuzziness isn't a technical term, but hopefully it makes sense... I train in the mornings before work (because the gym is waaay too busy after work), usually around 0700, after waking ...
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Do I need a post workout meal if I eat right before my workout?

So we all know about pre and post workout meals and how important they are. Due to my current scheduling at college especially since it is my last year I always find myself doing my workouts directly ...
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I get tight muscles and very painful DOMs after I workout

I’m new to wheight lifting and I’m looking to build size but also lose some fat. Anyway, a day after my bicep workout I could barely extend my arm and it hurt like hell. Same thing for chest. If it’s ...
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How to make pre-workout and post-workout shakes properly

I have started making pre/post-workout shakes on my own to enhance my gym workout but then I realised that they are making me too fat. How can I make a proper pre-workout and post workout shake My ...
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What is the best break timeframe between muscle building workouts, and is it ok to do cardio?

I hear multiple different people say multiple different things on the question, some people say no cardio on rest... but some people say its okay My current routine is : Monday : Upper Body Tuesday ...
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Hot or cold shower for muscle growth on workout days

I workout every two days, I mostly do 45 minutes-workouts 'heavy-lifting' oriented (deadlifts, squats, bench press, weighted pull-ups, abs), and, each week, one of these workouts is more cardio-...
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Amino Energy whilst & post Workout

I take half scoop Grenade pre-workout and then I start the session with Weight Training (~1hr) after which I take black coffee and then move to core/cardio routine (~20-30 mins). Post that I take 2-...
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What causes headaches after using the sauna?

I sometimes enjoy sitting in the sauna after my workout. But it seems whenever I do, I get a headache later in the evening. I use the sauna in the evening. I think I'm drinking enough water but maybe ...
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Muscle pain after workout [duplicate]

Actually when I workout some day. Like lifted dumbles,or do sit-ups , then I feel everything is normal,I actually could do without any problem.. But the next day I always feel pain in my muscles of ...
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What do I have to eat immediately after workout?

This question differs a little from others which I found here! Basically I need to gain weight, both general weight and muscles. What should I eat just after finishing my workout? Is it okay to eat ...
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Should you work through soreness?

I started working out on Tuesday and today is my second workout. I did squats on Tuesday and today my legs are still so sore I have trouble going from standing to sitting, sitting to standing, and ...
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Lemon Juice while workout [closed]

We are daily consuming 1 Lemon with 500ml of water as juice with sugar and salt, while workout we are taking a sip to stay hydrated. And whether it lose our weight or burn only fat? (mostly abdominal)...
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My muscles becoming stiff while workout [closed]

I started workouts 3 months ago.My muscles are becoming stiff while workout. My trainer suggest me full body massage. Is this the right way to go full body massage or what is the reason behind the ...
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Can i take shower immediately after taking whey protein? [closed]

Can i take shower immediately after taking whey protein? Some of my friends suggested after workout(Taking whey) is not good for me. They said protein will not absorb as much. Any suggestions ...
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Why are my legs still sore/untested? [duplicate]

Last night I did a bunch of calisthenic squats and now that it's the morning, my legs still feel like the way they felt right after the workout, weak and wobbly
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Routine work-out suggestions

I used to go the gym since I was 16 then I stopped at 19 because of university (I used to do both martial arts and body building). Now I started again, and it's been one about 8 months since I re-...
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Need some foods or fruits recommendation for before and after gym workout

Can anybody recommends me the food or fruits or anythings which would help me in my workout before work out and after work out?? I am doing body building at the gym. Usually before half an hour i ...
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Why Does Heavy Workout Make Me Want to Wear Sweater

I have noticed after tennis matches, the athletes will wear coats even though they are sweating profusely. After heavy workout, I notice I need to wear heavy sweater, even though it is 90 degrees ...
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Is it normal to feel very tired, nauseous a few minutes after a workout?

I find that when I really push myself, my body doesn't reward me. This occurs usually only when I am doing upper body workouts. I feel like I am pushing myself and I can really feel my arms burn. ...
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Workouts don't become easier for me

I do an 8 minute workout every day with an application. My workout is a mix of different excercises (hindu push-ups, abdominal etc, 30 seconds each). before this I used to do easier work-outs. I've ...
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Should I drink muscle gainer on days when I'm not working out?

The thing is I have this trendy Mutant Muscle Gainer that advises me to take 4 cups of it in a day when I workout - 2 cups before the workout and 2 cups after. This goes pretty well to me. But the ...
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Short term and long term effect of delaying protein intake after workout

Today, after a high intensity leg workout, I had to wait 45 minutes before I could take in any food. Usually, I go with a fish/meat dinner, or simply a protein shake. I was wondering, how does this ...
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what is the best thing to eat right before a workout?

I have two related questions: What is the best time to eat before working out and what is the best thing to eat to get a good workout? Same question for post workout (should I eat immediately or ...
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Are there benefits in having a post workout shake before a workout?

I usually workout at 12pm, take a PWO afterwards, and then lunch. It just occurred to me that I'm taking PWO 50 grams of protein + 30 in a meal in a very close proximity, and the body can probably ...
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Carbs to increase weight without increasing fat?

I lost 8kg of fat in the past 6 months. I used to eat rice with some meat and fried things and I've replaced this for meat and vegetables. Now I'm trying to increase my weight, but without increasing ...
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Post running meal

I wonder what you recommend as a post-running meal. I've read that you're supposed to eat something right after the training to prevent your body storing your next big meal's calories as fat. I use ...
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Is shakeology worth the price

I am doing the insanity fitness and I am currently in the first month. It's going pretty great. They keep pushing shakeology as a results and recovery drink pretty hard. But the thing is that it is $...
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Is protein powder recommended for older people after workouts?

This might be an odd question. My mom does walking exercises and aerobic videos and some very light weights (5lb). She knows that I make protein shakes (with spinach, berries, flax seed) after my ...
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Post workout carbs

The general advice is that after resistance training you should consume plenty of simple carbs to spike your insulin level and thus help getting nutrients to your muscles (and to replenish your ...
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What is the most effective and least time-consuming structured post-running (and post cooldown) stretching routine?

I've been following Tim Noakes' running program for approximately a week-and-half now: nice program. But I have a major quibble-cum-problem / issue: my post-running stretching routine. ... It's ...
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What to expect in terms of post-exercise fatigue and what to do about it

2-4x/wk, I exercise from about 5:30--7pm (1 hr of weights + 4mi treadmill at 7:30-8:00 pace). I'd say I work out from a 5 to 8 on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being highest intensity. I then shower, dine....
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Muscles shorten when working out - why do I feel this most strongly in the lower back?

When I follow the normal routine of my gym including stretching after the workout, I strongly feel a shortening of my lower back muscle, to the point where I have a distinct hollow back after working ...
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Is it a myth to wait before eating, after workout, due to Krebs Cycle?

The Krebs cycle is a series of chemical reactions, which is used by living organisms to generate energy through the oxidization of acetate derived from carbohydrates, fats and proteins into carbon ...
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How can I organize my meals to accomodate an evening workout?

My workout time is 7pm, when I get out from work and hit the gym. My goal is to loose weight, therefore I don't want to have any meals after 7-8pm. How can I accomodate the meals/snacks surrounding ...
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Fruit as optimal post-workout snack? What else besides fruit?

A friend asked me once if eating a banana was a good post-work out snack, to which I gave him a knee jerk reply of "any fruit is a good post work-out snack". I've conditioned myself in to thinking ...