Protein: Building Muscle & Stamina

Protein. It provides the muscles with structure and helps in recovery and rebuilding tissues damaged during training. This protein/muscle mass connection is just one of the many reasons protein is an essential nutrient for athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike.



𝗛𝗢𝗪 𝗠𝗨𝗖𝗛 𝗗𝗢 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗡𝗘𝗘𝗗 𝗧𝗢 𝗘𝗔𝗧 For athletes, the daily recommended intake is 1.2 to 2.0 grams of protein per kilograms of body weight. Protein should constitute about 15-30% percent of daily calorie intake. But, there are also dietary and training factors than can affect your daily protein recommendation such as the desire to lose/gain weight, carbohydrates availability, training intensity and duration, injury status and rehabilitation, and the dietary protein quality.


𝗢𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗥 𝗛𝗘𝗔𝗟𝗧𝗛 𝗕𝗘𝗡𝗘𝗙𝗜𝗧𝗦

Important for the body’s immune function, because anti-bodies made from proteins attack and destroy bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances.


𝗜𝘁'𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝘁.

𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗶𝗻 𝗶𝗻 ...


• Fish • Dairy • Nuts & Seeds • Eggs


Do you want to know more about the different types and sources of proteins, the right time to eat them and how to optimize your sport performance with the right amounts? Get in touch: nutrition@taimurcantoni.com

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