How much protein is enough?

Most of us understand that adequate carbohydrate intake is important but the importance of dietary protein is sometimes less obvious.

Protein plays an important role in a runner’s diet as it helps repair and strengthen muscle tissue after we run, but protein can also help keep us feeling full, and can help to minimize fatigue and sluggishness. But how do we know how much is enough?

Read 4 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Protein by Jen See, Runners World.

Bottom line…as runners our bodies need extra protein, so to optimize our training, racing and our general well-being, we really need to be smart about our nutritional choices.

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