Protein: What You Need To Know

Posted: February 22, 2011 in body building, fitness
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Protein is essential when it comes to bodybuilding so make sure you’re getting your proper daily dose. Experts recommend that endurance and strength training athletes have between 0.8 to 1.5 grams of protein per pound for the best and fastest results. Make sure your mixing the proteins up in your diet, eating a variety of foods will ensure that you get all of the amino acids you need.  Some Amazing sources of protein are seafood (the best source), milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, beans, lean beef, and soy. If you’re trying to grab a quick intake of protein grab a meal replacement drink or protein bar. Just double-check the label to make sure the product contains at least ten grams of protein, is low in sugar, carbs and fat. Some of the best-selling protein supplements around are Gold Standard 100% Whey (Optimum), Syntha-6 (BSN), Myofusion (Gaspari Nutrition), and Cyto-Sports Muscle Milk.


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