Protein Supplements Build Muscle

Protein Supplements Build Muscle What may seem obvious to regulars in the weight room has been verified by a meta-analysis of 22 clinical trials involving 680 subjects. The Dutch study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that protein supplements can enhance the adaptive response to weight training. Researchers found that healthy young and older adults can build lean mass, increase strength and develop the cross-sectional area of muscle fibers by lifting weights and drinking protein shakes.

True Strength Moment: The average supplemental protein dose was 42 grams daily, and the majority studies relied on whey or milk as the source of protein. On average, subjects increase muscle mass by 1.5 pounds, and were able to leg press 29.7 pounds more when supplementing with protein. Cross-sectional area of Type I and II muscle fiber increased 45% and 54% respectively.
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mohamad
Dec 01, 2012
I need help. My weigh is 72kg I am in the gym from 6 months. I don't know what I choice between whey gold standard or serious mass. Please help. Thanks