Resistance training is an important part of a complete exercise regimen. Consuming the appropriate amount and type of protein to maintain and build muscle is just as important.
Download the Protein Intake for Optimal Muscle Maintenance brochure here. This brochure was created and updated by Donna Cataldo, Ph.D. and Matthew Blair, B.S., and is a product of ACSM’s Consumer Information Committee.
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