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Do I need to eat a lot of calories/protein to gain muscle? How much is toi much?

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Ken Starnes
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In brief: Protein is best

Try for about 2.5g/kg of body weight of lean protein.
You do need carbs to perform the exercises, protein will then build the muscle.

In brief: Protein is best

Try for about 2.5g/kg of body weight of lean protein.
You do need carbs to perform the exercises, protein will then build the muscle.
Ken Starnes
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