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    Myoplex meal replacement drinks

    I've been trying the vanilla stuff. It's absolutely putrid. But it fills me up and it's a good way for me to get a quick "meal" before I work out. Has anyone else tried these drinks? I normally chug it, should I take it slow? Also, does anyone have any tips for making the drink less vomit inducing?

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    It's quick and expensive. Less expensive is to buy whey protein concentrate (the 5/6lb jugs are cheapest per serving) and throw 1-2 scoops in with some peanut butter, milk, and fruit into a blender. Tastes good and is real food. I prefer peanuts actually instead of peanut butter, less mess on the blender and cheaper.

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    If I'm short on food or time I make up my macronutrients thusly:

    carbs: oats
    protein: whey mix
    fat: peanut butter

    In whatever proportion/combination I need. I then mix them in a hand shaker and chug it down (yes, you can even do this with oats).

    It's not very nice but it's quick and easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LI GUY 1
    It's quick and expensive. Less expensive is to buy whey protein concentrate (the 5/6lb jugs are cheapest per serving) and throw 1-2 scoops in with some peanut butter, milk, and fruit into a blender. Tastes good and is real food. I prefer peanuts actually instead of peanut butter, less mess on the blender and cheaper.
    What he said. I like Isopure (Strawberry) mixed in a blender with fruit and a bit of soy milk (no real milk cuz it makes me... uh... volatile). Making your own mix is much, much cheaper.

    Having said that, I like Myoplex RTD, chocolate or strawberry. Vanilla, though, that flavor sucks putrid balls. It's just @#$ awful tasting.

    LI, how do you find the texture of mixing real peanuts as opposed to peanut butter??? Interesting idea btw.
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    Just want to point out - if you add the peanut butter last (as in, after the other stuff is pretty well mixed) it really doesn't leave a mess in the blender.

    Something to think about.

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    I like peanuts better than the peanut butter. I don't know it tastes better to me, they get chopped up very finely so you can just drink it.

    Also, I add ice. Usually if I don't it turns out warm as the oats and peanuts are room temperature when you put them in.

    Lastly soy and rice milk taste amazing!

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    I love myoplex chocolate fudge RTD. I drink half before class and half after. All of the other flavors, however, have been less than tolerable. I also like the myoplex lite bars.

    The only thing I fear is the weight gain. Last week, I didn't drink any myoplex because I didn't train because my school was closed. I dropped 4lbs in one week. 189.6-->184.4. Makes me wonder how much weight the myoplex helped me retain.

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    Four pounds? Dude, I drop that when I take a good dump.

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    I got some Muscle Milk after a long hiatus from protein powders. The chocolate milk flavor isnít bad and if you mix 2 scoops (36g protein) w/ 2% milk it adds up to 600+ calories. Personally I go for one scoop at a time with milk or water just to get an extra bit of protein in me on days when my calorie count is low.

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