Every athlete knows about the benefits of protein for gaining muscle mass. An experienced athlete understands that it is difficult to achieve the desired effect by training alone and a diet based on protein foods. Protein supplements are needed to accelerate the transformation process and achieve the desired shape. But, what is the best protein for gaining muscle mass, how to take it and what effect can be achieved with it, we will analyze in this article.
In order to meet the necessary energy requirements for daily training and the competition situation and to support recovery after the load, the athletic organism must be supplied with sufficient energy. The energy intake with food (and drink) is like the gasoline for athletic performance. It is obvious that everyday training and competition increase the energy requirement in general, depending on the type, duration and intensity of the sporting activity. Accordingly, the food and drink should be adapted to this specific need.
The three main energy-supplying nutrients in our diet are carbohydrates, fats and proteins (proteins). All three can be fed to the body in an ideal way, as shown, for example, in the sports nutrition pyramid.