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Supplement Help
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1/14/13 12:26 PM
Hello!

Let me start off by saying I am an university student, and I had a major knee surgery in May. From this operation I wasn't able to work most of the summer. Between tuition and minimal income, I cant buy most products on this site, and have very little money to spare.

I am starting the P90X workout (thank you Santa), but I would like to also add to the meal plan suggestions.

Does anyone know of less costly but effective replacements? I am mainly interested in the shakes and bars (for snacks at school).

Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!
Ceilidh
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RE: Supplement Help
1/14/13 12:46 PM as a reply to Ceilidh38.
If I were recommending just one type of supplement for someone using the program it would be some kind of whey protein. You can buy bulk bags to save dollars. I like EAS Muscle Builder. The flavor is pretty good, 150 calories and 26g of protein.

Short of that, drink a glass of chocolate milk within an hour of your workout to boost your muscle recovery.
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RE: Supplement Help
1/14/13 1:48 PM as a reply to CoachNorthman.
Thank you very much! I will look for that!

Cheers
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1/14/13 4:30 PM as a reply to Ceilidh38.
Ceilidh38:
Hello!

Let me start off by saying I am an university student, and I had a major knee surgery in May. From this operation I wasn't able to work most of the summer. Between tuition and minimal income, I cant buy most products on this site, and have very little money to spare.

I am starting the P90X workout (thank you Santa), but I would like to also add to the meal plan suggestions.

Does anyone know of less costly but effective replacements? I am mainly interested in the shakes and bars (for snacks at school).

Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!
Ceilidh


Hi Ceilidh!

How are you? Congrats on starting P90X! How did Day 1 go? It was my first program. How is the weather up in Canada? i lived in Oakville, ON for a year. What are you studying?

I like many protein bars including P90X bars and pure protein bars. I also like having apples as quick snacks. Greek yogurt rocks and is cheap.

As far as shakes, my fav is shakeology, as there are other meal replacement shakes from BB. EAS as a brand that could be good for protein shakes alone-not a meal replacement.

Come check out our support/motivation thread. Great people & fun! Support & Motivation Thread

Happy to help with any questions!

Keep Pressing Play!

Cheers,
Christina
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RE: Supplement Help
1/14/13 4:49 PM as a reply to Ceilidh38.
Hello! I agree that whey protein is the cheapest easiest source for shakes. You get more bang for your buck that way. Shakeology is awesome as well.

Congrats on starting P90X. Its an awesome program that i have had great results with. I love it! I wish you the best!

Corrie
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1/14/13 5:13 PM as a reply to CoachCBove.
Thanks! I am studying BioChemistry and BioPsychology, so it keeps me busy haha. I really enjoyed day 1, and feel proud that I did it. Now I need to kick it up a notch and do the bonus 10 minutes at the end of the video.

As for weather, it was nice, now we have rain. Not your typical Canadian weather.

Thanks a Bunch again!
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1/14/13 5:15 PM as a reply to CoachCorrieMac.
Thanks for the wishes, and by the sounds of it, my money is going to go towards whey protein!

Once I am working more again I will look into Shakeology,

You guys all rock!
Thank you!
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