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I was asking this to know what is the best alternate from meat to get sources of Protein? Is it multivitamins, or real food, or some protein shakes and whatnot+

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Try and avoid or keep supplements to a minimum. Whole foods is the way to go in general.

Protein shakes are very helpful and easy, a couple shakes a day times after some rigorous training can help big time. Cottage cheese is another top draw. Pistachios are another rich source of protein too. Peanut butter yet another.

Don't discount good fats too. A wonderful source of slow burning energy for people who train on the regular. Get them nuts in - walnuts, brazils, almonds. Paneer too!

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I got to add: just increasing your protein intake without training to rip your muscles won't make you grow. The two come hand in hand. Don't forget some cardio too!

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I got to add: just increasing your protein intake without training to rip your muscles won't make you grow. The two come hand in hand. Don't forget some cardio too!

Are there other basic exercises you'd recommend for a beginner?

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Try and avoid or keep supplements to a minimum. Whole foods is the way to go in general.

Protein shakes are very helpful and easy, a couple shakes a day times after some rigorous training can help big time. Cottage cheese is another top draw. Pistachios are another rich source of protein too. Peanut butter yet another.

Don't discount good fats too. A wonderful source of slow burning energy for people who train on the regular. Get them nuts in - walnuts, brazils, almonds. Paneer too!

What's wrong with supplements ?

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What's wrong with supplements ?

Doctors don't give out vitamins, supplements unless there is a deficiency.

Overload of vitamins is not good either. So only take them if needed and within the recommended daily intakes.

Best thing to do is to have a blood test to make sure you are not deficient in anything, then your doctor will advise accordingly.

Vitamin D and B12 are not normally tested within the full blood test, so one may have to request them.

Jkvlondon penji has some good alternatives.

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These are just examples from the Internet, but your doctor may have publications for the public.

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Are there other basic exercises you'd recommend for a beginner?

What type of exercise routine do you want to do? Weightlifting? Cardio? HIIT etc? What are your goals?

What do you want to achieve? A flat stomach? Ripped body?

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What type of exercise routine do you want to do? Weightlifting? Cardio? HIIT etc? What are your goals?

What do you want to achieve? A flat stomach? Ripped body?

Mostly getting stronger and muscular.

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Mostly getting stronger and muscular.

If you are a beginner and want strength then you can start on stronglifts program. This program WILL make you strong but not really muscular. For a mixture of strenght and muscle building I would recommend Dr Casey Butt's program the weight trainer. I have personal experience with both so you can choose any. Also depending on your body type you can do cardio as well. I have been doing Muay Thai for the last 6 months and it's awesome cardio and also teaches how to fight.
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Are there other basic exercises you'd recommend for a beginner?

Do you have a little budget for some basic/cheap equipment?

Also depending on your body type you can do cardio as well. I have been doing Muay Thai for the last 6 months and it's awesome cardio and also teaches how to fight.

I suggest he gets his mass./strength up a bit before doing a martial art. That'll put some weight behind his punches/kicks.

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Are there other basic exercises you'd recommend for a beginner?

First thing (in your mind) break your body up into certain parts:

  • Shoulders
  • Arms (biceps and triceps)
  • Back
  • Core (abs and general mid-section)
  • Legs (quads = front of top leg, hamstrings = back of top of legs, calves)

I'd suggest a mixture of weights and body weight exercises at this stage.

After you've been training for a year, you can try some creatine, but get that year of training out first.

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Doctors don't give out vitamins, supplements unless there is a deficiency.

Overload of vitamins is not good either. So only take them if needed and within the recommended daily intakes.

Best thing to do is to have a blood test to make sure you are not deficient in anything, then your doctor will advise accordingly.

Vitamin D and B12 are not normally tested within the full blood test, so one may have to request them.

Jkvlondon penji has some good alternatives.

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These are just examples from the Internet, but your doctor may have publications for the public.

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You have to be careful, some of the high protein foods are also high in carbs!

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You have to be careful, some of the high protein foods are also high in carbs!

That's why it's important to get advise either from a dietician/nutritionist or a personal trainer if one is doing exercise.

It also depends on how much one is having, if it's in high amounts or whether it's balanced with other foods.

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Vitamin supplements are not usually need as suggested above BUT MINERAL supplements are necessary.>>we lose out on minerals because of the stuff sprayed on veg and fruit>>>you know your fresh apple from grocery store has 22 different chemicals sprayed on it ??

>>problem is that nearly all multi mineral supplements come with vitamins. >>>so you wanna take a ggood look at mineral content and not worry about vits.

I used to eat a lot of broccoli as well and this is good source of protein>>>>>>>>the shakes should be limited and only used if you really pumping out or post heavy workouts. Or you could also use the new amino acid drinks for after workout to help with maintaining.

I've worked with a trainer for a few years >>that's why dopey me wannabe knows a thing or two

Seriously man>>>check out Protein content of BROCOLLI because it is super high >>>someone told a guy at gym it was more than steak.

the best bit is that it also has NO FAT but you will fart away most nights but feel good about it :)

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I was asking this to know what is the best alternate from meat to get sources of Protein? Is it multivitamins, or real food, or some protein shakes and whatnot+

Raw spinach leaves (as part of a salad, uncooked), cottage cheese, and cucumber (believe it or not). These are easily available, and can be incorporated into a healthy desi diet with the minimum of fuss.

Oh, and porridge!! Then start pumping some loha like it's about to go out of fashion.

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