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02-09-2010, 02:53 PM
Terence Peterman
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Originally Posted by JSTAFF View Post
For such a light weight guy like yourself, its absolutely critical to take protein after a hard workout. If not your muscle fibers will take longer to heal. i.e. - not be fully ready for your next workout. protein helps the muscle fibers grow back quicker and stronger.

1 grams per pound of body weight per day is a good measure if your looking to get bigger.

140 grams of protein, easily attainable with 2 shakes a day, +chicken/fish meals.
Ok...and while I'm thinking about it...I know about chicken and fish, but what about turkey? And as far as intake, should it be more concentrated after a workout or just spaced throughout the day, or somewhere in between?

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