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Does More Protein Build More Muscle?

  By Mansi Kohli  posted Apr 4th 2012 at 7:30AM IN | Avg Rating
Diet & Fitness

Health experts say that as far as body building is concerned, protein recommendations for strength training are 1.2 to 1.4 for increasing strength and 1.5 to 1.7 for muscle hypertrophy. Therefore, while extra protein might work for those exercising to optimal levels, it won't do much for those involved in low to moderate intensity workouts and will lead to weight gain. Today, Kolkata-based strength and fitness coach, Arnav Sarkar tells us if more proteins really help in building more muscles. Over to Arnav... *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


 

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