Title

Protein Applications in Sports Nutrition—Part II Timing and Protein Patterns, Fat-Free Mass Accretion, and Fat Loss

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Strength and Conditioning Journal

Abstract

A NUMBER OF KEY CONSIDERATIONS EXIST REGARDING PROTEIN, INCLUDING OVERT REQUIREMENTS, QUALITY, AND DOSING. IN ADDITION, ATHLETES AND RESEARCHERS HAVE CLOSELY EXAMINED THE IMPACT OF PROTEIN AND NUTRIENT TIMING ON ACUTE AND PROLONGED ADAPTATIONS TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF EXERCISE WITH MIXED RESULTS. THE PATTERN OF MEAL AND PROTEIN CONSUMPTION SEEMS TO EXERT AN IMPACT ON CHANGES RELATED TO HEALTH, BODY COMPOSITION, AND MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS. PROTEIN IS A KEY NUTRIENT FOR INDIVIDUALS LOOKING TO LOSE WEIGHT, REDUCE THEIR BODY FAT, AND IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH. FINALLY, PROTEIN INTAKE CONTINUES TO BE A KEY VARIABLE FOR ATHLETES LOOKING TO GAIN STRENGTH, POWER, AND FAT-FREE MASS.

DOI

doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000138

Publication Date

6-2015

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