So you wanna start drinking protein shakes, but don’t know where to begin?
You’re in luck, because I’ve been drinking protein shakes for years and today I’m sharing with you all my secrets (ah…most of them).
With Part 2 of our Ultimate Guide to Protein, I’ll teach you:
Make sure you also check out Part 1: “How Much Protein Do I Need to Eat Every Day?“
With this knowledge and an awesome blender (which we talk about right here), you can make protein shakes part of your everyday routine.
Let’s get ready to shake things up!
Protein 101: Are Protein Shakes Good For You?
Protein is an essential macronutrient that helps our body rebuild muscle and is an important part of daily nutrition (“duh, Steve,” you say).
You can get protein from any number of real food sources, and you should prioritize real food in your diet (also, “duh Steve”).
Here are some examples of protein-rich food:
Chicken, duck, other fowl
However, there are PLENTY of instances where you might want to also supplement your food with a protein shake or protein powder (here we go):
You struggle to consume the recommended amount of protein every day (I cover this below!).
You are a skinny…