The Long Lost Book of Nutrition Secrets – Regulation of Muscle Protein Synthesis
If you want the best results from your training, you obviously want to know what factors regulate the growth (or loss) of your hard earned gains.
The gain or loss of muscle is influenced by a number of factors. Ultimately they work to control what scientists call “Muscle Protein Synthesis”.
What causes Muscle Protein Synthesis to Increase?
What causes it to decrease?
Here is a summary of the most important information on Muscle Protein Synthesis summarised in to one table below:
Take Home Message?
Get sufficient Protein intake from quality protein sources spaced throughout the day.
Adequate energy intake
For all the science over the years and new methods, techniques, etc. It always comes back to some pretty basic principles. Eat, train, rest.
Science (*cough-internet-cough*) can seemingly overcomplicate things. But the principles will NEVER change.