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armageddon69
09-15-2004, 08:23 PM
Hi, i am 16, 6'1 175 lbs. i typically eat about 100 prams of protien a day. I know you are supposed to eat 1-1.5 g/lb to bulk, but i was wondering if anyone has an idea on how much you use for everyday life. I am pretty active, i play football. I don't sit on my ass.

akomabutisakama
09-15-2004, 08:43 PM
i typically eat about 100 prams of protien a day.

wth 100g is what my 4 year old cusin eats comeon u need atleast 1.5-2g as for how much your body uses there is no specific amount but u should take in about 30-40g every meal . meals should be 2-4 hours apart
im in school and i still can do it

RichLockyer
09-18-2004, 07:31 PM
wth 100g is what my 4 year old cusin eats comeon u need atleast 1.5-2g as for how much your body uses there is no specific amount but u should take in about 30-40g every meal.
Uhh... no... you DON'T need 2g per pound... 1 to 1.5 is the proper amount, and that is per pound of LEAN BODY MASS... 1.5g/pound is for a bulking diet.

Please do not offer dangerous advice. Dude... you're only 13 and don't know jack about proper nutrition.

A proper diet is going to be SOMEWHERE in the range of 40% carbs, 30% protein, and 30% fat to 60% carbs, 20% protein, and 20% fat.
That means that for a 2500 calorie diet, the protein level should be somewhere between 125g (500cal) and 188g (750cal).
Fat should be somewhere between 56g (500cal) and 83g (750 cal)... the balance, carbs from 375g (1500 cal) down to 250g.

Shao-LiN
09-18-2004, 08:00 PM
wth 100g is what my 4 year old cusin eats comeon u need atleast 1.5-2g as for how much your body uses there is no specific amount but u should take in about 30-40g every meal . meals should be 2-4 hours apart
im in school and i still can do it

1-1.5 grams per pound of body weight is just fine. Most times, that might actually be more than enough.

BIGBRI
09-19-2004, 12:36 AM
akomabutisakama: lets look at what you said earlier in a post...you weigh if i am not mistaken like 130 something (maybe a little more) you claim to eat 675 grams of protein a day..that is 5 times your body weight.

take for example me i weigh 245..i take in between 250-300 grams of protein a day...what if i was to do like you do and take in 5 times my bodyweight..that would be 1300 grams of protein a day...do you see how utterly stupid your advice is??

EviscerationX
09-19-2004, 01:19 AM
wth 100g is what my 4 year old cusin eats comeon u need atleast 1.5-2g as for how much your body uses there is no specific amount but u should take in about 30-40g every meal . meals should be 2-4 hours apart
im in school and i still can do itDon't give people advice :thumbup:

BigBody85
09-30-2004, 05:27 PM
Hi, im new here, and starting to get into weight lifting again. Ive been at it for about a month now on a constant schedule (3 times a week) after about 3 years of no weight lifting. Ive heard that having to much protien can cause damage to you liver and kidneys. Would 1g, or 1.5g of protien per body weight effect my liver or kidneys, if I weight train 3 days a week? I also jog for about 30-40 minutes a day monday-friday. Im 6'1 @ 250lbs.

RichLockyer
10-04-2004, 02:35 AM
1 to 1.5 is fine, provided that you maintain adequate hydration. Pack away between 1 and 2 gallons of water every day and your kidneys and liver will be fine.

Vido
10-04-2004, 11:55 AM
Uhh... no... you DON'T need 2g per pound... 1 to 1.5 is the proper amount, and that is per pound of LEAN BODY MASS... 1.5g/pound is for a bulking diet.

***Actually, I would say it's more important to have more protein when cutting than bulking. ***

Please do not offer dangerous advice. Dude... you're only 13 and don't know jack about proper nutrition.

***Agreed***

A proper diet is going to be SOMEWHERE in the range of 40% carbs, 30% protein, and 30% fat to 60% carbs, 20% protein, and 20% fat.
That means that for a 2500 calorie diet, the protein level should be somewhere between 125g (500cal) and 188g (750cal).
Fat should be somewhere between 56g (500cal) and 83g (750 cal)... the balance, carbs from 375g (1500 cal) down to 250g.

***Define "proper". I'm not saying I completely disagree with you, but personally anecdotal evidence means more to me than any study ever could, and if you talk to the majority of guys who are really big they consume far more than 1-1.5g protein/lb of bodyweight, never mind lean body mass.***