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Overview: Protein Protein requirements Intake for athletes Adequate calories Supplements vs. Food High protein diet Building Muscle Type of protein Recovery from Intense  Exercise
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3 Related Energy Systems 1. Immediate Energy  Creatine Phosphate 1. Anaerobic System Glucose 1. Aerobic System Glucose Fat Protein
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Carbohydrates Spare Protein Protein is NOT the most important fuel for  muscles.  Carbohydrates most important fuel The best use of protein is for structural  Keep carbohydrate intake adequate to meet  energy needs, then muscle protein is spared
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Protein Recommendations RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) for  protein is .8 grams/kg of body weight Endurance athletes need 1.2-1.4 g/kg/bw Strength athletes need 1.4 – 1.7 g/kg/bw Team sport athletes – intermittent sports  1.2-1.6 grams/kg/bw
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Adequate Calorie Intake Athletes with adequate calorie intake tend  to have adequate protein intake If caloric intake is inadequate : During exercise, the majority of the protein  used for energy comes from muscle
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Supplement vs Food No evidence that hydrolyzed, micronized, protein  better than protein from food (EAA) Overall, supplements are not more easily absorbed
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