Effects of resistance training and protein plus amino acid supplementation on muscle anabolism, mass, and strength
Article First Online: 20 September 2006 Received: 13 April 2006 Accepted: 17 July 2006 Summary.
This study examined 10 wks of resistance training and the ingestion of supplemental protein and amino acids on muscle performance and markers of muscle anabolism. Nineteen untrained males were randomly assigned to supplement groups containing either 20 g protein (14 g whey and casein protein, 6 g free amino acids) or 20 g dextrose placebo ingested 1 h before and after exercise for a total of 40 g/d. Participants exercised 4 times/wk using 3 sets of 6–8 repetitions at 85–90% of the one repetition maximum. Data were analyzed with two-way ANOVA (
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