Fitness.com The Global Fitness Community
Fitness.com The Global Fitness Community

Results 1 to 14 of 14
  1. #1
    quia_pius_es is offline Warming Up
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    67

    oats in protein shakes

    I've seen a few shake recipes with oats in them. I've actually tried it myself, and I like it that way. Only problem is, I've heard that you shouldn't eat too much carbs before bed, and I usually drink my shakes right before bed. Is it okay to do this? My goal is to add lean muscle mass, not just bulk up. Any comments/suggestions?

  2. Google
  3. #2
    Proteinboy is offline training 2 b a genius@hardwork
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    3,517
    iv asked this also in a thread; people say that you dont need carbs at night ( you dont need the energy from them) and you should not eat an abundance of them at night time; this answer kind of bummed me out too. : P

  4. #3
    junkfoodbad is offline Diehard Browns Fan
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    885
    Quote Originally Posted by quia_pius_es
    I've seen a few shake recipes with oats in them. I've actually tried it myself, and I like it that way. Only problem is, I've heard that you shouldn't eat too much carbs before bed, and I usually drink my shakes right before bed. Is it okay to do this? My goal is to add lean muscle mass, not just bulk up. Any comments/suggestions?
    As a general note, you should keep your carbs as early in the day as possible with exception to your PWO shake (simple sugar) and PPWO meal (complex carb). your last meal should be a protien/fat meal. Cottage cheese fits the bill perfectly. Not the most exciting food, but is slow digesting to help keep the metabolism going through your sleep.

  5. #4
    Larrabee is offline First Set
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    186
    Quote Originally Posted by junkfoodbad
    As a general note, you should keep your carbs as early in the day as possible with exception to your PWO shake (simple sugar) and PPWO meal (complex carb). your last meal should be a protien/fat meal. Cottage cheese fits the bill perfectly. Not the most exciting food, but is slow digesting to help keep the metabolism going through your sleep.
    Agreed 100%

  6. #5
    Cynic is offline Needs to Deload
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,660
    Quote Originally Posted by junkfoodbad
    As a general note, you should keep your carbs as early in the day as possible with exception to your PWO shake (simple sugar) and PPWO meal (complex carb). your last meal should be a protien/fat meal. Cottage cheese fits the bill perfectly. Not the most exciting food, but is slow digesting to help keep the metabolism going through your sleep.

    Have you tried mixing PB with CC? I haven't, might be good.

  7. #6
    junkfoodbad is offline Diehard Browns Fan
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    885
    Quote Originally Posted by Cynic
    Have you tried mixing PB with CC? I haven't, might be good.
    i have mixed peanuts with it once when i was feeling adventurous. i figured i like a little salt on my cottage cheese, then peanuts would probably taste good....

    yeah not so much... maybe it was just the differing textures but it was difficult to gag down.

    I have however tried PB and vanilla yogurt...that is EXCELENT! if you mix them together real well, it turns about the consistency of ice cream. There are a bit of carbs in the yogurt though. maybe not ideal for last meal

  8. #7
    Proteinboy is offline training 2 b a genius@hardwork
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    3,517
    Quote Originally Posted by junkfoodbad
    i have mixed peanuts with it once when i was feeling adventurous. i figured i like a little salt on my cottage cheese, then peanuts would probably taste good....

    yeah not so much... maybe it was just the differing textures but it was difficult to gag down.

    I have however tried PB and vanilla yogurt...that is EXCELENT! if you mix them together real well, it turns about the consistency of ice cream. There are a bit of carbs in the yogurt though. maybe not ideal for last meal
    i love trying combos so yes i tried pb with cc b4. its okay, but i recommend mixing around 6,7 tbs cottage cheese with one tbs yogurt, 2 tbs wheat germ, and YES...peanuts. i have the normal peanuts from walmart. the ingredients are simple: peanuts; thats all; no salt nothing else. i think it is almost as good as ice cream. : )

  9. #8
    junkfoodbad is offline Diehard Browns Fan
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    885
    Quote Originally Posted by Proteinboy
    i love trying combos so yes i tried pb with cc b4. its okay, but i recommend mixing around 6,7 tbs cottage cheese with one tbs yogurt, 2 tbs wheat germ, and YES...peanuts. i have the normal peanuts from walmart. the ingredients are simple: peanuts; thats all; no salt nothing else. i think it is almost as good as ice cream. : )
    wheat germ is like loaded with carbs man. Hope this isnt your last meal.

  10. #9
    UCTAZMAN is offline Warming Up
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    S.F. Bay Area
    Posts
    28
    is there anything you could eat rather than cottage cheese? I cant eat that stuff, it makes me hurl

  11. #10
    quia_pius_es is offline Warming Up
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    67
    Quote Originally Posted by UCTAZMAN
    is there anything you could eat rather than cottage cheese? I cant eat that stuff, it makes me hurl
    same here. it actually looks like hurl too.

  12. #11
    Cynic is offline Needs to Deload
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,660
    Quote Originally Posted by UCTAZMAN
    is there anything you could eat rather than cottage cheese? I cant eat that stuff, it makes me hurl
    Put it through the blender with whatever you want to flavor it.

  13. #12
    Cynic is offline Needs to Deload
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,660
    To tell you the truth, I don't entirely believe in the 'no-carbs after such and such time' rule.

    If you're eating healthy, low GI carbs, it's just as good. An example would be oatmeal, usually steel cut or irish cut, rather than regular rolled oats.

  14. #13
    UCTAZMAN is offline Warming Up
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    S.F. Bay Area
    Posts
    28
    Quote Originally Posted by Cynic
    An example would be oatmeal, usually steel cut or irish cut, rather than regular rolled oats.

    Whats the difference/benefits of either one? I've always wondered that.

  15. #14
    Cynic is offline Needs to Deload
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,660
    Quote Originally Posted by UCTAZMAN
    Whats the difference/benefits of either one? I've always wondered that.
    Steel cut, also called Irish cut, is less processed. The typical barrel of Quacker oats are steamed and rolled, the steel cut are closer to completely natural.

    Less processed means a lower GI, but the tradeoff is a longer prep time.

Similar Threads

  1. Oats in Shakes
    By underPAR in forum Nutrition
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: Aug. 01/08, 02:21 PM
  2. Oats in my protein shake
    By pickwickchiz in forum Supplements
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jun. 20/07, 08:27 PM
  3. What to put in protein shakes?
    By Matthew in forum Nutrition
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Mar. 09/05, 05:14 PM
  4. Protein Shakes
    By retired_Traciep87 in forum Body Building
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: Jan. 03/05, 10:25 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Members: 203,985
Threads: 47,637
Posts: 399,576
Top Poster: Karky (9,801)
Welcome to our newest member, evelyn82
Seeking reputable...
Last post by mathewberle11 ( 2 Replies )
Yesterday 05:33 AM in Supplements
Supplements necessary
Last post by mathewberle11 ( 16 Replies )
Yesterday 05:00 AM in Supplements
Warm up Running
Last post by reyonger ( 0 Replies )
Yesterday 01:08 AM in Running and Cycling
A Simple (and Badass)...
Last post by pran123 ( 34 Replies )
Dec. 17/14 08:24 PM in Weight Loss
healthNews Environment
Last post by pran123 ( 0 Replies )
Dec. 17/14 08:20 PM in Weight Loss

Body Building | Supplements | Weight Loss | Sports |