Ask James: Muscle Protein Synthesis, RMR & Age, Protein Digestion, Alcohol, Energy Deficit/Surplus Size, and More

Here's the questions answered in this edition of Ask James:

  • Does protein timing matter for trained subjects over untrained subjects due to differences in the muscle protein synthesis response?
  • How do I factor in age and muscle into the RMR estimate for the USDA Body Weight Planner?
  • Do different types of protein matter for building muscle if you eat protein frequently?
  • Do you gain more fat from a caloric surplus if you are consuming alcohol?
  • Do you count incomplete proteins in your daily protein requirements?
  • Can a very small energy deficit be effective for minimizing hunger and muscle loss?
  • Do you have to be glycogen depleted to maximize fat loss?
  • Do you gain the same amount of fat from a very large overnight surplus as compared to a small surplus drawn out over a month?
  • How do nuclei from satellite cells contribute to muscle growth?
  • Do you need to train close to failure to maximize muscle protein synthesis?

Find out the answers to these questions here (MEMBERS ONLY).


Get the latest science on muscle gain and fat loss every month

Keeping up with the research is tough, so let me do the work for you. Consider signing up for the Weightology Research Review. I cover 8 studies per month and break everything down for you, so you don't need a PhD to interpret the data. You also get access to an archive of nearly 300 video and written reviews, evidence-based guides, Q&A's, and more. Click here to learn more.

Want some sample content before you buy?

Get Instant Access to Free Research Reviews!

 
0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
1 Comment
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Chris
Chris
3 years ago

I read a lot about protein synthesis for the last weeks, wouldnt ask that questions about protein timing and high frequency training anymore.

Makes it even worse that a “expert” takes mixed muscle synthesis and a nitrogen balance study for proofing protein timing and HF training…

1
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x