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DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,304
5/22/14 7:55 A

Actually protein needs are based more on body size, rather than calories consumed.

A recreational exerciser needs abut .5 - .7 grams protein/ pound body weight

A strength training athlete needs about .5 - .8 grams protein/pound body weight



LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,092
5/21/14 8:17 P

Spark does not do that.... but you can do that yourself!


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CHICA74 Posts: 232
5/21/14 7:51 P

Why don't my carbs, fat and protein calories adjust the same way the calories do when I add in my calories burned from workouts? I'm just curious. If I'm weight training an hour a day I would think that my protein grams would go up to help with repairing muscle. Any thoughts???

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