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Raven21
04-08-2004, 09:24 PM
I was talking to the trainer at the gym, and he said a study was just performed where the body can only handle 3ounces of protien which is about 30g of protien. Now, if i have more then 30 n hour its a waste, but would it be fine if i waited an hour and keep intaking 30g of protien n hour, say 3 hours in the morning, 2 hours at lunch and 2 hours during the night. 30g an hour. is that too much protien in one day to have ?

JTyrell710
04-08-2004, 09:42 PM
haha 3 ounces = 30 grams??? hahaha bah
28.3 grams= 1 ounce
closer to 85 grams an hour

JustinASU
04-08-2004, 09:44 PM
This is one of the more inane threads I've read in a while.

shootermcgavin7
04-08-2004, 09:47 PM
haha 3 ounces = 30 grams??? hahaha bah
28.3 grams= 1 ounce
closer to 85 grams an hour

I think I would get sick 5 hours into the day if I was pushing 400 grams of Protein by noon.

JTyrell710
04-08-2004, 09:50 PM
yes but thats just capacity we're talkin about, im sayin its fine to eat more then one can of tuna an hour... an poor math skills are hurting us here

SoulOfKoRea
04-08-2004, 11:02 PM
don't always believe what you hear :)

GonePostal
04-08-2004, 11:27 PM
wow... your PT has determined something that the general scientific community hasn't been able to for quite some time now. Maybe he has a cure for cancer too!

Really the body's ability to use protien fluxuates day to day, hour to hour, minute to minute...

Budiak
04-09-2004, 01:52 AM
Your trainer...are his calves as big as his arms?

Wu36
04-10-2004, 09:37 AM
don't always believe what you hear :)
:withstupi

Minotaur
04-10-2004, 10:29 AM
Can he give you the reference to the study? That 30g magical number has been floating around for years.

galileo
04-10-2004, 11:19 AM
I would love to see this study. I just did some searches on our college research site and came up with jack-squat, so have him print up this study for you.

Shao-LiN
04-10-2004, 03:59 PM
I got money that his study is: "Well, I heard it from someone else who said there were studies that said it."

PiKappaWRX
04-10-2004, 05:31 PM
study for yourself, if you see everything you eat going into the toilet, then it might be too much protein, otherwise you're fine. and if it is going in the toilet, scoop it back up and make another shake or its just a waste of protein.

latinomasfino
04-10-2004, 06:15 PM
study for yourself, if you see everything you eat going into the toilet, then it might be too much protein, otherwise you're fine. and if it is going in the toilet, scoop it back up and make another shake or its just a waste of protein.

:withstupi hahah nice one man yea scoop it back up top it off wiht some cinnomin and ur good to go.

dxiw
04-10-2004, 07:14 PM
:withstupi hahah nice one man yea scoop it back up top it off wiht some cinnomin and ur good to go.

you guys are into some nasty **** (pun intended)

latinomasfino
04-10-2004, 07:22 PM
you guys are into some nasty **** (pun intended)

hahah yea well it was all in good fun heheh :p

Reinier
04-11-2004, 03:14 AM
I heard this before. its a fairly stubborn myth. its nonsense

Shao-LiN
04-11-2004, 03:31 AM
Seems to get lower everytime I hear it...started at like 50, then it was 40 the next year, now it's 30.

galileo
04-11-2004, 08:47 AM
Soon, if you eat any more than 5g of protein per sitting, you will die...but slowly.

04-11-2004, 08:34 PM