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Table 1 Summary of recommendations from 8 review papers and book chapters on total grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight per day for athletes.

From: Contemporary Issues in Protein Requirements and Consumption for Resistance Trained Athletes

Author of Review Recommended Protein Requirements
Batheja et al. [33] 1.2–2.2 g
Kreider [32] 1.3–1.8 g
Lemon[14] 1.2–1.7 g
Lemon[23] 1.6–1.8 g
Lemon[24] 1.5–2.0 g
Wolf[18] May not be possible given the number of variables involved
Tipton et al.[1] May not be possible given the number of variables involved
Phillips[7] 12–15% energy intake