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Is There a Need for Protein Ingestion During Exercise?

van Loon (2014) Is There a Need for Protein Ingestion During Exercise?  Dietary protein ingestion following exercise increases muscle protein synthesis rates, stimulates net muscle protein accretion, and facilitates the skeletal muscle adaptive response to prolonged exercise training. Further- more, recent studies show that protein ingestion before and during exercise also increases muscle protein synthesis […]