If you want to gain more muscle and perform your best during games, it's vital that you eat enough protein to refuel your muscles. Strength training breaks down your muscle fibers, and proper nutrition, like taking in enough protein, is the key to unlocking your body's growth potential. Learn about how much protein you need to eat, how grab healthy meals on the go, and why eating enough protein can be the difference between starting and sitting on the bench.

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