And the whey tastes like sand…

Okay, okay, my personal whey doesn’t taste completely like sand…just mildly banana flavored sand. H’s, however, does taste like what would happen if you put milk and topsoil in a blender bottle and called it “chocolate flavor.”

We decided to be adventurous this time around, ordering from a really good site that does custom protein blends. The blend we picked out was only ~$25 for five pounds, which is pretty much unheard of. It’s this blend called “Invigorate” that was only fiveish dollars per pound. It is a mix of pea protein, casein, and egg whites.

H’s mom tries to get us to buy Shaklee, which is nearly impossible on a college student budget due to the price. However, we’ve make this unconscious competition with her that we can get a company with just as good ethics as Shaklee does but not the aforementioned company. It would be neat if True Nutrtition could help us win that bet.

Shaklee’s big selling point is that it is “all natural.”  H says the Invigorate must be good for us otherwise it wouldn’t taste so awful, to which I can agree. It would be neat if we could get some free Shaklee out of this deal…

We will see what it does to our gains. I’ll keep you posted.

(Link here if interested in the Invigorate)

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Filed under bro, Supplements, Workout

2 responses to “And the whey tastes like sand…

  1. I love how this is filed under “bro”.

    I’ve never used whey or protein powders before, but my husband drinks them after our long runs. I normally just drink a crap load of chocolate milk – both soy and regular.

    Let us know if this tastes of sand! You never know, maybe it’ll be ash flavoured!

    • Chocolate milk is supposed to be boss for work outs! I’ve really only heard good things about it.

      I know it is funky because of it’s composition but I’ve learned to stomach it rather well.

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