Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Myth #2 - If you eat more protein, you’ll build more muscle

There is only so much your body can absorb. If you're working out hard, consuming more than 0.9 to 1.25 grams of protein per pound of body weight is a waste.

Balance your intake into 3 parts carbohydrate and 1 part protein. Start eating a proper meal several hours later, this gives time for your body to absorb the carbo and protein. Then reverse that ratio in your snack after another few hours. This keeps high amino acids in your blood which is essential in your muscle building and recovery.

Tomorrow: Myth #3

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