Canadian Couch Potatoes Abound

According to a Canadian review of fitness studies spanning 22 years, 56% of Canadian adults are consistently inactive. Researchers discovered that only 12% of the respondents who reported engaging in regular physical activity continued to remain active between the surveys, which were conducted in 1981, 1988 and 2004. Conversely, 25% of Canadians did increase their activity levels over time.

The Bigger Picture: An in-depth analysis found that many active Canadian youths became sedentary adults. Unfortunately, the analysis also discovered that few adults changed behaviors that became ingrained early in their adult lives. The fact that one quarter of the population is making an effort to get more involved in physical fitness was seen as a positive trend.
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Dec 12, 2012
It really denpeds on what you are trying to accomplish. At your age you shouldn't be worried about putting on bulk, and that's all protein will really do. If you're looking to trim up, stay away from the protein. If you are looking to bulk up it won't kill you, but if you're pretty small I would start with less than the recommended dose.