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doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318282989e
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BUILD MUSCLE: Enhancing Resistance Training Results With Protein/Carbohydrate Supplementation

Westcott, Wayne L. Ph.D., CSCS; La Rosa Loud, Rita B.S.

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • To realize that following a strength training session muscle protein breakdown exceeds muscle protein synthesis, resulting in several hours of net negative protein balance.

• To recognize that ingesting supplemental protein before and/or after a resistance workout is essential for attaining a net positive protein balance that enhances the potential for muscle development.

• To review research-based information and recommendations for effective pretraining/posttraining protein/carbohydrate supplementation.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine

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