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Old 01-17-2003, 02:42 AM
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Default Whey or Soy?

Which one is better--whey protein or soy protein?

I can slam down a whey shake no problem, but I actually like the taste of some shakes with soy in them. I thought that I heard once that whey was preferable for weightlifting, but I don't remember why.

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Old 01-17-2003, 09:19 AM
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use whey protein immediately after your workout. whey is a fast absorbing protein which means it gets to your muslces faster and right when they need it, after your workout [img]/forum/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] i also use whey when i first get up in the morning because my body is in a catabolic state from sleeping all night and not eating.

i use soy at times throughout the day as it is a slower absorbing protein.
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Old 01-17-2003, 10:48 AM
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Soy also raises estrogen levels in your body which is why a lot of BB avoid it.
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Old 01-17-2003, 02:37 PM
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Soy protein is hard to digest but is usually cheaper. You get more "bang" for the buck though by purchasing whey.
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Old 01-17-2003, 07:44 PM
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Soy also raises estrogen levels in your body which is why a lot of BB avoid it.

It raises them very minimally....




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