Choosing the right protein supplement for yourself doesn’t have to be confusing. The goal is understand a few key points so that you can make a good buying decision. A little time in preparation will save lots of time in unsatisfactory results and wasted money. By following these few simple rules you can get the right protein shake or powder your. See All Protein Shakes and Powders
First, you need to decide on what your goals are. So many people ask what protein should I buy, and when I ask what are your goals they look at me like I have two heads. No, all protein supplements are not the same and different products are designed for different goals. Do you want to build more muscle tissue, lose weight, or maintain good health and need more protein in your diet.
For those looking to maintain health or lose weight 1 gram of protein per body weight is your goal each day. It is important to break it up into 5 small meals as your body can only handle so much protein at once. See Low Carb Proteins
For those looking to add bulk and size 1.5-2 grams of protein per bodyweight per day is recommended. You already have to serious muscle mass for your body to handle 2 grams a day though studies have shown that experienced bodybuilders can absorb and utilize 2 grams per body weight of protein per day. See Weight Gainers
You must decide if you want protein only or do you need carbs in your shake as well. Your body needs carbohydrates for energy and meal replacement products are a combination of protein and carbs for a more complete meal. You can find them in the right calorie range for you. See Meal Replacement Shakes
If you need your protein to be absorbed fast either before or after your workout then whey is your best choice. Whey is utilized in your body the fastest and is an excellent complete form of protein. See Whey Proteins
If you need a more sustain release of protein either for a snack or meal than egg or casein protein powder is best as they are utilized over time. Many products are also egg, casein, and whey mixtures to give a combination of fast acting, moderate, and slow in one protein shake. Casein is recommended for anything late at night as it is the longest releasing protein. See Casein Proteins
Egg is a great substitute for those who are lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy. Egg is one of the most complete protein sources and is slightly longer in working then whey. Egg protein does work faster than casein though. See Egg Proteins
If you struggle to follow strict guidelines then using the protein blends is the best choice as you will get a mixture of the different proteins you need each time.