Nutrition & Dieting/Macronutrient ratio

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mike wrote at 2012-08-11 17:49:35
This answer contains false, unreliable information. Tennis players do not need 30% protein. The ITF recommends 10-15%.



The ADA, DOC ACSM recommends between 13.5-21% protein for strength training.  


Michael wrote at 2012-08-13 15:13:35
A better ratio would be



Tennis/ Strength training/ Endurance training

Carbs  Fat Protein

64%     24  12%



Soccer

Carbs  Fat  Protein

68       20   12




Michael wrote at 2012-10-23 17:45:35
New research say's soccer should be



Carbs Fats Protein

65    17     18


Michael Howie wrote at 2012-11-20 11:22:36
Also, the ratio's do depend on the amount of calories you consume. 12% protein might be too little or too much depending on number of calories. The important thing is that you consume 1.2-1.7g/kg of protein. If this increases the protein percentage, then lower carbohydrate's


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