How Much Protein Do Resistance Training Athletes Need?

by Dr. Michael A. Nelson
Personal Training Quarterly January 2019
Vol 3, Issue 5

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Consumption of dietary protein by athletes is a common intervention to maximize gains in muscle and strength, and to improve body composition. The purpose of this article is to analyze the current research on the optimal amount of dietary protein for resistance training athletes.

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Mike Nelson has spent 20 years of his life learning how the human body works, specifically focusing on how to increase the use of both fats and carboh...

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