Overconsumption of protein for beginners I feel, is an area that goes unmentioned.
From not paying any attention at all to protein intake, to suddenly going to the typical 1gram of protein to 1lb of bodyweight is overkill in my opinion (BROSCIENCE, YEH WHUT). Much less than that will suffice, saving the beginner money (If on shakes).
All of the posts so far are missing one key thing - in 1987 a Chinese scientist managed to prove that NO protein is required for muscle growth. The main factor for growth is actually FAT. I eat over 700 grams of fat a day and am huge! Why don't you all do some research before talking about something you have no clue about.
I bet you're huge. Also, I can see the bulging muscles in your avi.
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agreed protein doesnt build anything...and u get it in EVERYTHING!!! I only focus on Carbs lots of them always the rest takes care of itself naturaly
seems like a good time to say "not sure if srs"
and people call me clueless. did you really just say you only pay attention to carbs and that you get protein in everything? that must be a complete joke cuz protein is not in everything carbs on the are in everything.
Muscle builder will try to eat around 3-4 foods a day. Many experts say that they eat 5 foods a day themselves, and many physicians suggest this to provide your system with a stable quantity of nutritional value, instead of filling yourself twice a day and then seated on your buttocks viewing T.V. You want to propagate your aminoacids around in these six foods. You should not consume 5 Whey protein drinks and 9 of meat for evening food and get over 125 grms of Protein in that food, just because you didn't eat any Protein for the whole day. A excellent muscle builder knows that he should provide his muscle tissue with a stable flow of Protein to develop, not go without food his muscle tissue and then package so much Protein in his system in one seated.
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Too many people forget they are not bodybuilders. 1 g to 1 lb is not applicable to so many people who follow it.
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by no means am I saying this article is the end all be all, but it touches on the idea that how much one should consume is relative to what their body's be previously exposed to, etc. i'm a believer in that personally - lol , i wrote the article
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If you do hard work, 8 times 30gr s a minimum.
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Heya guys. It's an interesting thread for sure. Since I started lifting just eight months ago, I try to follow the 1g per lb of bodyweight rule and I swear by it. Unfortunately I'm struggling to put on weight - only managed 5 pounds since I started! I think trying to find the calories is much harder than meeting your protein requirements.