What are the top whey protein powders for maintaining and increasing lean muscle mass?
It can be difficult to decide which one to choose.
I’ve tried lots of supplements myself, so I have a fair idea which ones gave me the best results and which ones didn’t.
Before I tell you what my favorite protein powders are, I just want to share a funny story about a friend of mine.
Not too long ago a mate of mine went out and bought himself a 10LBS bag of Gold Standard Whey Protein.
His philosophy was only to spend one day lifting weights and for the rest of the week drink protein shakes every day.
He thought he could still gain muscle as long as he drank protein shakes every day.
It was hard not to laugh at him, and when I told him he needs to lift weights more than one day a week in order to build lean muscle, he wouldn’t listen.
It’s funny to think, but there are guys out there that make this mistake.
Protein is an essential building block in the body that will assist you in gaining muscle, but of course, you need to put in the work at the gym.
I try to drink at least 2-3 protein shakes each day along with my meals because I lift weights 4-5 days a week and enough protein to maintain and help promote muscle gains.
In total, I get 50g of protein and 30g carbs per meal. I never bothered counting calories. No need to. I’m not competing in any competitions, but when I do then It makes more sense to count calories to help reach a specific body fat percentage. Continue reading