I agree...these women are perfect examples of the fact that you don't need tons of protein to have muscle. They eat carbs and train with such volume you'd think they wouldn't have any muscle at all but no...they have more muscle than most people that spend hours lifting weights in the gym every day. Some of these women ride 350-400miles a week which is more than I average but at the same time they throw 60-100miles of running per week on top of that, then throw in about 6-8hours of swimming per week. I'm not saying they don't eat protein...they do but they focus on good carb sources first, fat then protein...this seems to be the concensus even for omnivore triathletes.
Josh and I will disagree with you until the cows come home about the need for high protein to build muscle Potter.
I think endurance athletes have different nutrient needs than fitness models, figure competitors and Bodybuilders. I think that this women Desiree is gorgeous and has awesome muscle tone, but I think she is the EXCEPTION to the rule. I think certain people are genetically gifted and prone to naturally build muscle and others have to work on it with high protein.
Robert feels this way too, y'know
I AM 116 TODAY!!!!!!! Yippee.
Haven't felt like posting workouts, sorry, but I'm totally on track, haven't cheated once and keep losing bodyfat and seeing some more muscle tone.
Here ya go (I know, I cropped my face again.... I'm REALLY picky about my pictures but I can totally see a difference from a week ago when I posted the other photo)
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