Sports Nutrition Tips
What is Protein? Protein is made up of amino acids which are the building blocks for your body.
Protein for Building Muscle
20-40g high-quality protein maximally stimulates muscle protein synthesis.
While we are moving and especially while we exercise, muscle fibres break down.
To be able to maximise the potential muscle growth we need to provide our bodies with adequate protein throughout the day.
Protein for Weight Loss
To help satisfy hunger, protein helps you feel full for longer.
By consuming protein and building muscle, you increase your metabolism.
Increasing your metabolism helps you burn calories faster, and ultimately helps you shed the kilograms and decrease body fat percentage.
Protein for Ageing
As we age we lose muscle mass.
Maintaining muscle mass is critical for maintaining function as we age.
Critical functions such as balance are significantly impacted by losing lower body and core muscle mass.
It is never too late to increase your protein intake to help protect your body as you age.