Should I be taking protein shakes?

protein shakes??

Today in this post we’ll be discussing the frequently asked question of, ‘Should I be taking protein shakes?’ In this post I’ll uncover to you the answer, and also reveal to you how this falls under the personal questions category.

Firstly, I would like to begin by describing to you, what a personal question is.


A personal question (when speaking generally) has no straightforward answer. In fact, a lot of people hate to hear these two words. It Depends. What does it depend on? Well, the person himself. This is what a personal question is.

it depends

Now in order to answer the question, you need to know where you are in your training and what goals you have fixated for yourself currently.


An example of this is

If you’re somebody who is aiming to pack on mass, and build heavy muscle, and you are not reaching your proteins through meals, no matter how hard you try; then protein shakes are a must because proteins are building blocks for your muscles.

However –

If you’re somebody on the other hand who is working out, but aiming to maintain a lean physique, and you’re hitting your proteins (which should be much easier than the first person), than there is no real need for you to be taking protein powder.

On this note I’d like to say

Protein shakes are only recommended if you’re not hitting your target ratios to reach your goals.

Therefore in conclusion to this post.

If you want to answer the question, know who you are and what you want. Answer this and you’ve answered the question.


I hope this post benefited you in some way, if not then share it to someone you think might benefit from it.

Until the next post, Work out, Keep fit, Live well


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