Thread: whey protein?
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Old 09-16-2010, 12:54 AM   #8
Paul Epstein
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Originally Posted by Darryl Shaw View Post
The protein requirements of strength athletes in regular training are 1-1.4g/kg/d which is only slightly greater than that of the general population and is easily met by almost any diet that provides adequate calories.
Originally Posted by Darryl Shaw View Post
However as protein in excess of 1.8-2g/kg/d is oxidized to provide energy all that additional meat is doing really is providing the extra calories required for growth.
im confused by the discrepancy here. you say that only 1.4g/kg/d is required but then excess above 2g/kg/d is simply used as excess calories...

what happens between 1.4 to 2 g/kg/d?
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