Protein usage in the body - muscle building or a source of energy ?

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  1. metakone

    metakone New Member

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    How does the body know whether to use protein as a source of energy or to build and fortify muscles ?
    If I'm sore/regularly work out, are 100% of the consumed proteins used for muscle rebuilding ? Does the mean that your body only has 70% of total calorie intake to survive on ? (assuming 30% of your calorie intake comes from proteins)

    Educate me -thanks :)
     
  2. Patrick Bateman

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    depends on your test levels.
     
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    metakone New Member

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    details ?

    if ur fucking with me, :rolleyes:
     
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    get them checked, they seem low from your post.
     
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    because whey is digested fastest and broken down into amino acids?
     
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    but if you're asking why people don't just take amino acids, a lot of us do both (xtenze)
     
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    xtenze :rofl:
     
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    xtend and xtenze for me
     
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