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What is the proper diet for a weightlifter?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Protein

It depends on the goal the weightlifter sets, but most of those want to increase their muscle mass.
A weightlifter diet must include frequent meals (q 3-4 hours) with more than adequate protein intake (it depends on the rate the muscle mass is desired to grow), adequate carbohydrate intake and regular fat intake. Also, paramount is hydration. There are also supplements that help.

In brief: Protein

It depends on the goal the weightlifter sets, but most of those want to increase their muscle mass.
A weightlifter diet must include frequent meals (q 3-4 hours) with more than adequate protein intake (it depends on the rate the muscle mass is desired to grow), adequate carbohydrate intake and regular fat intake. Also, paramount is hydration. There are also supplements that help.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Proteins

Balanced diet is a must.
Talk to your personal trainer!

In brief: Proteins

Balanced diet is a must.
Talk to your personal trainer!
Dr. Mircea Petrina
Dr. Mircea Petrina
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