Member Question: Too Much Protein?

author : mrakes1
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Member Question from RADAR987

"I am a big guy doing a Tri. I really just got into it last year as a result of a little medical scare almost exactly a year ago. I have a pretty disciplined workout regimen and have increased from working out once a day for an hour five days a week to where I now work out minimum twice a day but usually three times a day and then do some recreational sport three or four evening a week. Since I really increased the number of workouts and time in the gym I am starting to see the weight melt away. 

I was getting a bit fatigued by rest day every week until I started adding protein supplement to my diet.  That's one of my questions. I follow a computer program that tracts everything I eat and measures the calories I burn but according to this program I am taking in way too much protein.  I am currently 211 lbs (started at 250) and have a goal weight of 190.  I am averaging around 150g of protein a day. [.....]

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date: April 14, 2010

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mrakes1

Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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