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Pre dive protein shake

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Murat

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Is it good to have whey protein shake 1, 2 or 3 hours before diving? To keep your stomach good and give energy while spearing....
 

mishu1984

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Murat ive played around with that concept and found that granola bars with whole fruits and nuts are better adn easier on the stomach. also, like any other food, allow 1-2 hours before frolicking in the water.

ive heard some good things about creatine, but also some bad things. a snickers bar in the float goes a long ways, and some gatorade and you are setup and good to go
 

efattah

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Whey protein generally acidifies you, and isn't very friendly on the stomach. Better to use after diving, in my opinion.
 
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Murat

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thanks for the help.

then i will stick my older recipe, milk and baby biscuit:D

Snickers is not good for my stomach.Nuts has something to do with it:yack
 

Murat

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oh come on girls, this is the serious topic, don't let shaca to jump in:D

I don't want to end up with throw up in the water, belive me its nasty:yack especially when you are few km away from shore and already been in water for 6-7 hours with empty stomach:head
 

naiad

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A protein shake sounds like a good idea after a dive, but probably not before.

Lucia
 

icarus pacific

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A firm believer

I find administering a Swedish protein injection pre-dive often makes me a bit loggy for an hour or so, but that apres-dive it's the best way to make sure that the tubes, eustacion and otherwise are clear. :hmm
 
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island_sands

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Hey what about during the dive??? There must be somewhere you can fit the tubes.
 

mishu1984

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alright so you do this. gatorade before the dive. since you cant have any nuts (hahahahaha rofl ) then you get yourself some other form of energy source. since you are in the water for so long get yourself some energy bars. after diving, instead of a protein shake, drink some Endurox, its a recovery jigga-majigga that marathon runers drink, trust me i live with one. so you drink that and it should help you better recover those muscle fibers associated with long term power and not those short burst ones.

on a side note, i just got this book of ebay, well actually two, and they are called:
Muscle endurance book for freediving
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7108675863&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT

and
Maximum Strength book for freediving
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7108382970&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT

now bear in mind that i have no idea how good these are, but as soon as i get them, hopefully within the next 3-4 days, i will browse through them and see what is says about protein shakes and what not.

cheers :friday
 

Murat

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i generally drink liter of coca-cola to recharge after dive:hmm
 
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