It’s true that somewhere around 30 grams you will maximize muscle protein synthesis (the process of using protein for building muscle), but that’s not the only reason to eat protein. And, if you eat more than 30 grams in a meal, there are many additional benefits to eating more beyond muscle protein synthesis.
If you’re going to unlock all of the real benefits of intervals and high-intensity exercise, then you need to pay close attention to how you apply HIIT training to your life. Don’t fall into the trap of applying this great technique the wrong way. Here’s how to make sure you see the benefits and none of the downsides.