What Types of Protein are Best for Resistance Training Athletes?

by Michael A. Nelson
Personal Training Quarterly March 2019
Vol 4, Issue 5

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Protein is a staple in the diet of resistance training individuals looking to maximize strength and hypertrophy adaptations. This article reviews the quality of plant-based and animal-based proteins, and what proteins are right on an individual basis.

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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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