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Quick Bites, #12

5 listener questions with ~5 min answers.
1) Counting protein in Lazy Macros®; 2) Eating for where you are versus your goals; 3) Hydration; 4) Teenage protein intake; and 5) What if you don’t like fruits and veggies?

on Nutrient Timing for Performance and Mass

Does fueling inside the anabolic window make a difference? To answer that, I’m highlighting the distinction between timing and quantity, research around carbs and protein intake for non-endurance training, and more.

on Protein Timing & Muscle Protein Synthesis

What is muscle protein synthesis, how does it affect muscle growth, and why does it matter? Those are the questions we’re tackling in this second of two episodes on protein digestion, absorption, and timing.

on Digesting and Absorbing Protein

You may have heard the “rule” that the body can only digest 30g of protein at a time. Is it true? That’s part of what we’re talking about today in the first of two episodes on protein digestion, absorption, and timing.