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Use our protein calculator to figure out how much protein you need!

How Much Protein Should You Consume?

You can use this Protein Calculator to determine the optimum protein consumption to accomplish your goals!

Personal Protein Calculator
 Your lifestyle or training goal:    
  Your body weight (in Pounds): lbs.  
    
  Your optimum daily protein range
is between  
& grams.

It's healthiest to divide your protein consumption into 5 or 6 meals evenly spaced throughout the day with the total amount being in the range given by the protein calculator. For more info, check out our whey and whey isolate pages.

A good way to efficiently raise your protein intake is by drinking protein shakes or eating protein bars. Check out our full listing of Protein Powders or Low Carb Proteins for great results. Protein Bars and Protein Powders are perfect for enhancing strength and energy at your convenience.

Highly Recommended Protein Products:
Here's the actual breakdown of recommended grams of protein per lb. of bodyweight for each training goal.
(The Personal Protein Calculator uses the same numbers.)
Lifestyle/Training Goal Daily Protein Needs Lifestyle/Training Goal Daily Protein Needs
Bodybuilding 1.0 - 1.6g/lb bodyweight   Endurance 0.7 - 0.9g/lb bodyweight
Power & Speed 0.9 - 1.4g/lb bodyweight   Trauma Recovery 0.9 - 1.4g/lb bodyweight
Dieting 0.35 - 1.0g/lb bodyweight   Stressed 0.45 - 0.7g/lb bodyweight

Sources:

Nutritional Support Handbook; Cincinnati: Harvey Whitney Books, 1992

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