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Make It Easy to Get More Protein

 

I mix Hammer Whey into natural peanut butter. It stabilizes the oil in the peanut butter and makes for a more protein-rich snack or sandwich food. I use unflavored Hammer Whey and it goes down easy.

- Thanks to Hammer client, Chris M. for this hot tip.

How much protein do endurance athletes need?
Weight Off-season and/or light workouts* In-season and/or long workouts*
100-110 lbs (approx.45-50 kg)
120-130 lbs (approx. 54-59 kg)
140-150 lbs (approx. 63-68 kg)
160-170 lbs (approx. 72-77 kg)
180-190 lbs (approx. 81-86 kg)
200-210 lbs (approx. 91-95 kg)
220-230 lbs (approx. 100-104 kg)
240-250 lbs (approx. 109-113 kg)
64-70g
76-83g
89-95g
102-108g
115-121g
127-134g
140-146g
153-159g
77-85g
93-100g
108-116g
124-131g
139-147g
155-162g
170-178g
185-193g

*All measurements are shown in grams needed per day

Numerous studies have demonstrated that endurance athletes in heavy training need more protein than recreational athletes do. This chart gives you a good reference as to how much protein you should consider consuming daily from all sources. More information can be found in the Endurance Athlete's Guide To Success and in the Knowledge section of our website.


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