The aim behind this thread is to give you simple, yet beneficial information about this sport. Don't be mislead by these "hardcore" ads that claim to turn you into a super sexy person that even A. Julie would dump B. Pitt to sleep with you. I'll do this as a Q/A. What is the best meal for morning? - Your first meal should be good, because after hours of sleeping your body needs nutrition! Always make sure you cover Protein, Carbs and healthy fats in this meal. Protein: eggs (egg white pref) or whey protein Carbs: oats (preferred), small banana Fats: nuts, I prefer cashews What is the best meal after workout? Always have your shake with you. As soon as you're done have it immediately, right after working out your body will need protein, and carbs! simple carbs, like Dextrose. This will aid fixing the muscle tissues your broke .. Most important thing: do not have any kind of fats during this time, not even healthy ones, here is why: fats slow down absorption of protein, which is something you don't want. you want protein get absorbed as soon as possible!! What is the best meal pre-bed? In this meal you will only have protein and healthy fats, For protein opt in for Casein protein (slow absorption) this will feed your body while you're ZzzZzzing (sleeping, in case you did not get it). Get some healthy fats as well (nuts, peanut butter) Having fat in this meal will help slowing down protein absorption which is good . If you don't want to have protein shake, go for Cottage cheese, as it contains slow acting protein. Which supplement brands I should go for? Go for known brands like Optimum Nutrition, MuscleTech (overpriced a bit), Universal Nutrition, Nutrex. To be continued..